Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

Shanghai’s Fascinating Free-Trade Zone

By, 09/30/2013
Ratings143.821429

China’s newly implemented free-trade zone will open Tuesday, but only time will tell whether it contributes to the country’s growth. 

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Todd Bliman
Currencies

Book Review: ‘Get Them to Blink In Sequence’—James Rickards' Currency Wars

By, 09/30/2013
Ratings534.132075

James Rickards' Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis is ambitious but falls far short of adding material value for investors.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
US Economy

34 Numbers to Make You Believe in Growth

By, 09/30/2013
Ratings323.953125

Disappointed Q2 GDP wasn’t revised up in the final estimate? Here are 34 numbers demonstrating the US economy is stronger than headline growth rates suggest.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Tapertagion!

By, 09/27/2013
Ratings353.585714

It’s widely held ending QE will have global repercussions—we agree! But in our view, taper contagion likely has more positive implications than many fear.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Reality Check

The Perils of Price Controls—A History Lesson for the UK

By, 09/26/2013
Ratings284.446429

A prominent UK politico has pledged to freeze energy prices if his party wins the 2015 election—something history shows is dangerous for stocks.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Underestimated Financials

By, 09/26/2013
Ratings393.807692

Years after the financial crisis, investors are still ignoring Financials’ improving health—but that’s not necessarily bad.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Sam, I Am Green Budgets and Ham

By, 09/25/2013
Ratings923.88587

Should investors fret a possible government shutdown?

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Elisabeth Dellinger and Todd Bliman
Into Perspective

The Real War on Coal

By, 09/25/2013
Ratings384.407895

What should investors make of proposed emission standards for coal-fired power plants?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
MarketMinder Minute

MarketMinder Minute - Week of September 20, 2013

By, 09/24/2013
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Angela’s Next Step

By, 09/24/2013

What’s next for German Chancellor Angela Merkel after Sunday’s election?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

The Fed’s Sequestered Logic

By, 09/20/2013
Ratings284.214286

The Fed seems to think slow growth justifies continuing QE—we think that’s exactly why they should stop.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Sept-Taper Caper

By, 09/19/2013
Ratings644.195313

Despite media speculation the Fed would begin tapering asset purchases this month, the FOMC held off—at least for now.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Deficits

Indebted to the Future?

By, 09/18/2013
Ratings794.082278

Will rising interest rates mean insurmountable debt in the not-too-distant future?

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Mary Holdener
The Big Picture

Ben Spikes Back

By, 09/18/2013
Ratings563.803571

Stocks rally, but how much does spiking the Fed punchbowl really affect them?

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Geopolitics

Bizarro Diplomacy, Normal Bull Market

By, 09/18/2013
Ratings224.136364

Recent foreign policy flubs shouldn’t hurt stocks—they’re just more fuel for the gridlock markets love.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
MarketMinder Minute

MarketMinder Minute – Week of September 13, 2013

By, 09/17/2013
Ratings173.970588
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

Abenomics’ Glowing Tofu Problem

By, 09/17/2013
Ratings243.916667

From energy to tofu, Japan’s weakening yen is causing more than a scene these days.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

One Weird—and Simple—Trick to Thinking Differently About Stocks

By, 09/16/2013
Ratings743.945946

Identifying false fears might sound weird, but it’s a handy way for investors to gauge the market’s future direction.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Banking on the ECB?

By, 09/13/2013

The ECB is closer to being the eurozone banking regulator, though we wouldn’t bank on the benefits of a European banking union just yet.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Popping Housing Bubbles’ Bubbles

By, 09/12/2013
Ratings344.117647

Housing fears are bubbling up, but data broadly show the sector is doing better than many realize.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Upside Dow

By, 09/11/2013
Ratings514.362745

The Dow Jones Industrial Average will be adding three new stocks—but does it even matter?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Taxes

Tracking the Third Arrow

By, 09/10/2013
Ratings193.605263

While Japanese policymakers and headlines debate a forthcoming sales tax increase, Abenomics’ Third Arrow has seemingly gone by the wayside.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Unemployment with a Taper Twist

By, 09/09/2013
Ratings134.538462

Unemployment improved slightly in August, but how this impacts QE tapering plans remains to be seen.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Market Cycles

Chart Fest 2013!

By, 09/06/2013
Ratings594.322034

If a picture says 1,000 words, here are 44,000 bullish words.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Bull Steam Ahead

By, 09/06/2013
Ratings624.177419

Volatility can be pretty volatile sometimes—what does that mean for markets?

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Media Hype/Myths

Investing in the Age of Ages

By, 09/05/2013
Ratings453.688889

How should you invest in the Age of Austerity/Stimulus/Uncertainty/Bernanke/Bubbles?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

Trade Winds

By, 09/05/2013
Ratings143.321429

For many investors, July’s trade report may fuel worries of slowing growth. But in our view, it paints a healthier picture.

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Emily Dunbar and Mary Holdener
Reality Check

Doing It Wrong

By, 09/04/2013
Ratings343.897059

It is true there is no be-all-end-all guide to global economic and monetary policy, but here are a few examples of policies investors should watch closely when considering their portfolios.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

A Manufactured Buzz?

By, 09/04/2013

Manufacturing is strong, but investors still seem skeptical of US economic strength.

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Emily Dunbar
Capitalism

Innovations Through Generations

By, 09/03/2013
Ratings463.521739

Thanks to the power of profit motive, parents like me have helpful products to make our most important job a little bit easier.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

September Is Just a Month

By, 09/02/2013
Ratings533.764151

September gets a bad rap, but history shows it isn’t inherently bad for stocks.

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