Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Interest Rates

Winter Credit Thaw

By, 12/31/2010
US bank lending to smaller and medium-sized firms is on the rise. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Geopolitics

Cutting the Cord

By, 12/29/2010
China cut rare earth export quotas again, but the reduction does not appear particularly spiteful. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Indian Infrastructure

By, 12/28/2010
China continued tightening economic policy Monday. But Chinese growth should continue even as other Emerging Markets increasingly realize their potential.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Many Gifts of Capitalism

By, 12/24/2010
This holiday season, we'd like to say thanks to corporate America for gifts given all year—and their gifts are the kind that keep on giving.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

With Liberty and Internet for All

By, 12/23/2010
The FCC voted 3-2 to regulate Internet access.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

A Back-end Boost

By, 12/22/2010
Despite being in negative territory as late as mid-September, markets are now decidedly up for the year. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

Oil Oozing Up

By, 12/21/2010
Some are again concerned with the rising price of oil—but higher prices are mostly a reflection of a growing global economy.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Taxes

Politically Taxing Our Ears

By, 12/20/2010
The tax rate extension compromise is now law. And predictably, there's both undeserved criticism and unwarranted lauding of the deal.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Capitalism

Creativity Counts

By, 12/17/2010
Protectionist measures endanger prosperity—and are often based on misleading official data.  read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

Exile on Main Street

By, 12/17/2010

Who knew the keys to consumerism lay in Keith Richards' six string?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Pain in Spain, But Gains in US

By, 12/16/2010
PIIGS fears remain in headlines, but US economic data are encouraging. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

Classic Divergence

By, 12/15/2010
The Fed remained cautious in their most recent policy statement even as retail sales confirmed continued economic recovery on the verge of renewed expansion.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

China’s Not Choking

By, 12/14/2010
Amid continued strong economic growth and rising inflation, it's no surprise China is tightening economic policy—but choking growth doesn't appear to be on the agenda. read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Interest Rates

A Flight from Safety?

By, 12/13/2010
Recent bond yield bumps allude to investors wanting more bang for their bucks.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Dodd-Frank Says Ditch Fitch

By, 12/10/2010
The Dodd-Frank legislation calls for the end of the rating agency oligopoly, an outcome we guardedly support.  read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

Attack of the Indexers!

By, 12/10/2010

John Bogle and William Bernstein re-make their case for passive investing.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Alternative Investments

The 411 on ETFs

By, 12/09/2010
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ETFs can be a useful tool, but investors still need to do their due diligence.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

Let’s Make a Deal

By, 12/08/2010
The White House struck a deal with congressional Republicans on Bush-era tax cuts Monday night.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Trade

A Rising KORUS

By, 12/07/2010
The US and South Korea finalized a renegotiation of their 2007 trade agreement last Friday.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

A Lesson In Government Math

By, 12/06/2010
Counterintuitively, that the US unemployment rate ticked up slightly in Friday's report isn't bad news. read more
Michael Hanson
Business in Review

Political Turkeys

By, 12/03/2010

A smattering of post-election politics reading.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Globalization

Astonishingly Average

By, 12/03/2010

The eurozone is on track to post an average year of economic growth.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Developed Markets

Revealing a Non-Secret

By, 12/02/2010
Little attention seems to be paid to expanding manufacturing activity globally—and that could be good news for investors.read more
Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

2010’s Wall of Worry

By, 12/01/2010
Despite rampant worry, stocks are proving resilient in 2010.read more

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