Naj Srinivas
The Global View

The Week Ahead: Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, 2012

By, 09/28/2012

A brief look at economic data and geopolitical events in the week ahead and MarketMinder’s view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Budget and Bailout Burros

By, 09/28/2012

It is a mistake to underestimate the political willingness of those in Europe to support the euro.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

By, 09/27/2012

Investing in stocks requires a keen eye for what to fret and what not to—and at times, an iron stomach.

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Amanda Williams
Into Perspective

It’s Tough to Be a Bear

By, 09/26/2012

Lessons for stock market investors from one college football fan’s perspective.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Boomers, Korean Agriculture and Airlines

By, 09/26/2012

Our minds were divided Tuesday, covering North Korean agricultural reforms, demographic argument debunking and transcontinental airline merger proposals largely underpinned by silly legislation.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

The Brits’ Bureaucratic Business Banking Boost?

By, 09/25/2012

The UK announced plans to create a state-backed development bank—a rather odd way to help boost lending, prompted by a rather odd bit of political theater.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Humming Along With Housing

By, 09/24/2012

Housing data strengthened recently—potentially providing another tailwind to already resilient US economic growth.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

An Equation to Shed Light on Inflation

By, 09/21/2012

Global central banks’ recent actions have some folks fearing hot inflation once again.

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Naj Srinivas
The Global View

The Week Ahead: Sept. 23-29, 2012

By, 09/21/2012

A brief look at economic data and geopolitical events in the week ahead and MarketMinder’s view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Financial Oversight or Overkill?

By, 09/20/2012

Various government bodies are considering changes to the way the financial system is monitored and regulated—and the suggestions don’t strike us as the best ideas.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Global Elections Update

By, 09/19/2012

As the US presidential election draws closer, it provides an opportune time to look at other elections globally.

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Amanda Williams
Into Perspective

A Month of Anniversaries

By, 09/18/2012

Monday, Occupy Wall Street celebrated its first birthday—but September is actually chock full of anniversaries, several of which are arguably far more important.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

Trade Tussle

By, 09/18/2012

The US and China’s trade relationship got a bit frostier Monday, but minor spats between the two haven’t much impacted bilateral trade over the past decade.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

India’s Foreign Retail Ping Pong

By, 09/17/2012

India’s government announced sensible economic reforms Friday. But it remains to be seen whether they’ll go into effect.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
The Global View

Greece’s North Korean Solution

By, 09/17/2012

Greece has finally found a sensible way to fix its economy—so why do some in Brussels object? 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Let’s Do the Twist (and QE3)

By, 09/14/2012

The Fed announced QE3 and the continuation of Operation Twist Thursday, but what does it mean moving forward?

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Naj Srinivas
The Global View

The Week Ahead: Sept. 16-22, 2012

By, 09/14/2012

A brief look at economic data and geopolitical events in the week ahead and MarketMinder’s view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Bluster, Barroso and Bazookas

By, 09/13/2012

Europe was busy Wednesday, with some potentially significant steps toward resolution underway.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Wandering Through the World Wide Web

By, 09/12/2012

One interesting shift in economic activity was paired with two widely held misperceptions Tuesday.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Predictable Politicking

By, 09/11/2012

The latest on Greek budget negotiations and Germany’s upcoming court ruling on the ESM.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Employing Patience

By, 09/10/2012

A shrinking workforce took the shine off August’s falling unemployment rate, but history shows the economy can grow and employment improve as labor force participation falls.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

OMG, OMT!

By, 09/07/2012

The ECB announced new measures to protect the euro Thursday, which likely buy the monetary union more time—but still aren’t a silver bullet.

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Naj Srinivas
The Global View

The Week Ahead: Sept. 9-15, 2012

By, 09/07/2012

A brief look at economic data and geopolitical events in the week ahead and MarketMinder’s view.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Capitalism

How to Succeed in Business ...

By, 09/06/2012

The World Economic Forum’s most recent competitiveness rankings have some interesting lessons for all.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

September to Remember?

By, 09/05/2012

Neither market history nor current events should give investors an automatic reason to fear September.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Boring Bernanke, Diligent Draghi

By, 09/04/2012

Friday, all eyes were on Jackson Hole, but the real action happened in Frankfurt.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

Boring Bernanke, Diligent Draghi

By, 09/04/2012

Friday, all eyes were on Jackson Hole, but the real action happened in Frankfurt.

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