Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

US Q3 GDP Solid, Media Take Largely Skeptical

By, 10/31/2014
Ratings474.180851

The advance estimate of US GDP showed growth exceeded analysts’ estimates and continued at a respectable clip—yet media skepticism was easy to find.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

RIP, QE

By, 10/30/2014
Ratings364.347222

Ding, dong, QE is dead. What now?

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Michael Hanson

Ignore Election “Momentum”; Gridlock Is Already the Big Winner

By, 10/30/2014
Ratings364.402778

Expect a lot of talk about which party has the "momentum" heading into Election Day. Ignore itgridlock is already the winner, a good thing for the stock market.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

Falling Oil Prices: Consumers’ Boon, Producers’ Bust?

By, 10/29/2014
Ratings633.825397

Working through some misperceptions surrounding lower oil prices.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Across the Atlantic

ECB Says 25 Banks Were Undercapitalized 10 Months Ago

By, 10/28/2014

We dissect the ECB’s stress test results so you don’t have to.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

A Nuanced Earnings Season

By, 10/27/2014
Ratings314.33871

What can we glean from the latest earnings reports?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The Great Global Disconnect: Headlines Versus Data

By, 10/24/2014
Ratings804.39375

The global economy continues to grow against a backdrop of fears it won’t. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Misinterpreting Volatility, Economic Edition

By, 10/23/2014
Ratings1083.921296

Instead of recent volatility, where should investors really look to gauge what is in store for the US economy?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Moving Averages Don’t Move Stocks

By, 10/22/2014
Ratings444.125

The S&P 500’s 200-day moving average’s recent moves highlight its limitations for investors.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

About Those Falling Commodity Prices

By, 10/21/2014
Ratings714.105634

Some say falling oil and metals prices are a sign global demand is sinking, but a closer look suggests the truth is much brighter.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

Amid Volatility, Beware Your Inner Investing Demons

By, 10/20/2014
Ratings564.357143

With volatility up, investors should be conscious of how their brains may blindside them.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Did a Fed Waffle Cause Thursday’s Rebound?

By, 10/17/2014
Ratings324.328125

Sentiment can swing on some pretty crazy factors, as Thursday’s action illustrated.

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Christopher Wong

Four Tips for Retirement Investing

By, 10/16/2014
Ratings1374.222628

Planning for retirement doesn’t have to be scary.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Inflation

Why We Don’t Fear Deflationary Doom Is Here

By, 10/16/2014
Ratings484.395833

Fears of deflation doom seem like typical correction ghost stories. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Across the Atlantic

Return of the Euro Crisis’ Ghosts

By, 10/15/2014

Should investors be concerned about the recent spate of scary eurozone headlines?  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

The US Federal Deficit: Choose Your Own Fiscal Adventure

By, 10/13/2014
Ratings594.322034

What can we glean from the CBO’s final projection for the 2014 budget deficit?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

Putting Stocks’ Zigzags in Broader Perspective

By, 10/10/2014
Ratings1934.062176

It has been a bouncy start to October, but equity investors must focus on longer time periods than seven trading sessions.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Voting For Gridlock

By, 10/09/2014
Ratings374.162162

Midterm-election speculation abounds. But what do the likeliest outcomes mean for investors?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

IMF Sees 99% Chance Growth Continues, Projects Acceleration

By, 10/08/2014
Ratings384.552631

Should investors be concerned with the IMF’s latest assessment of the global economy?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

Eight Charts to Show Why the Strong Dollar Won’t Knock Earnings

By, 10/07/2014
Ratings464.141304

Headlines holler about the dollar, but for investors, it’s all just noise.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Taiwan Is Not Greece, and Other Reasons to View Emerging Markets Individually

By, 10/06/2014
Ratings214.357143

Consider Emerging Markets countries on a case-by-case basis, not as a uniform bloc.

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Monetary Policy

Fun With Mark and Janet

By, 10/03/2014
Ratings314.145161

The punditry has taken to diagramming central bank chiefs’ sentences to figure out their next move. We do the same to show you why it’s all poppycock.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Monetary Policy

A Fun Fight With the Fed

By, 10/03/2014
Ratings174.411765

Contrary to the old Wall Street saying, the Fed’s interest rate moves often mean little for stocks.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

About That Manufacturing ‘Slowdown’

By, 10/02/2014
Ratings124.25

The latest factory surveys have folks chattering about a global manufacturing slowdown, but even if they’re right, stocks are pretty good at dealing with these things.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Independent for a Reason

By, 10/01/2014
Ratings194.394737

Greater collaboration between the Fed and Treasury doesn’t ensure better policy. 

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