Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

The Four Corners

By, 12/30/2008
What should investors be vigilant of now? Look abroad. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

What You See May Not Be What You Get

By, 12/29/2008
Those seeing negative economic data today should remember the stock market prices in future expectations.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Capitalism

Fisher Investments MarketMinder: Shifted Balance

By, 12/26/2008
During crises, it's not surprising to see balance shift in favor of government over capitalism. But ultimately, capitalism, not government, drives most economic progress.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Globalization’s Sequel Is Safe

By, 12/24/2008
Central banks worldwide have acted quickly, aggressively, and more or less together all year.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Toxic Mortgages: Act II?

By, 12/23/2008
Looming rate resets on various adjustable rate mortgages are causing some to fear another subprime-like fallout. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Ghost of Bailouts to Come

By, 12/22/2008
The US government is spreading holiday cheer from Detroit to Main Street. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

America’s Lost Decade?

By, 12/19/2008
The Fed's recent rate cut and announced policy of quantitative easing is causing some to compare the US now to Japan in the 1990s—we're not so sure.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

Oily Promises

By, 12/18/2008
Despite OPEC's pledge to cut oil production, some analysts are still predicting depressed oil prices for 2009. But such predictions typically don't hold water in the long run. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Still Fighting the Good Fight

By, 12/17/2008
US markets were up today as the Fed announced it would again cut rates and continue aggressively deploying its many other policy tools.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

To Err Is…

By, 12/16/2008

The Madoff scandal is an unfortunate demonstration of Wall Street hucksterism, but red flags were aplenty. 

 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Fresh Air’s Fleeting

By, 12/15/2008
Thursday night and Friday morning witnessed some surprisingly sane action from the Beltway—and predictably, the opposite too.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Simplify, Simplify

By, 12/12/2008
The muddled US financial regulatory system exacerbated this fall's crisis—maybe it's time to simplify its structure.  read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Seasonal Shoppers

By, 12/11/2008
Consumer spending will be subdued this holiday season, but there is some good news amid the coal lumps.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

All Hail…the Car Czar?

By, 12/10/2008
After the Big Three's second trip to Washington, hats in hand, Congress is circulating a bailout plan. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

Days of Future Past

By, 12/09/2008
Investors can use history to help frame future expectations. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

A Gradual Cure

By, 12/08/2008

US financial and economic health recovery will take place in steps, not in a single climactic moment.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Interest Rates

Deep Into the Playbook

By, 12/05/2008
In yet another attempt to address housing market concerns, the feds announced a plan hoping to aid new homebuyers and support housing prices. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

The Usual Suspects

By, 12/04/2008
President-elect Obama's economic Cabinet picks are experienced economic and political veterans—the usual suspects. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Egghead Economy

By, 12/03/2008
On Monday, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) officially labeled this past year a recession.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Help Wanted

By, 12/01/2008
Banks are learning the hard way TARP is no overnight solution. read more

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