Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

The Year in False Fears

By, 12/30/2014
Ratings634.095238

A retrospective on 2014’s false fears.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

Silver Linings

By, 12/29/2014
Ratings633.809524

Everyone makes mistakes in their portfolio. The best investors embrace their foibles and learn from them. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Personal Finance

A Companion to Your 2015 Investment Product Catalogue

By, 12/26/2014
Ratings1003.75

On an oft-overlooked but critical point regarding mutual funds. 

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MarketMinder Minute – Strong Dollar

By, 12/26/2014

This week’s MarketMinder Minute looks at the impact of a strong dollar on the US economy.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

This Week in Arbitrary Milestones

By, 12/24/2014
Ratings524.105769

The media reaction to some recent, largely meaningless milestones, seems like a sign of improved sentiment.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Volatility on 34th Street?

By, 12/23/2014
Ratings314.306452

Neither we, nor anyone else, can possibly know whether Santa will bring investors treats, a lump of coal or more volatility in 2015.   

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

MarketMinder Minute | All Time Highs

By, 12/23/2014
Ratings114.454545

This week’s MarketMinder Minute examines all time market highs and what they mean to the market moving forward.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

MarketMinder’s 2015 Not-Exactly-Annual Portfolio Guide

By, 12/22/2014

Here is our not-exactly-annual guide to thinking about your portfolio as the Earth embarks on another trip around the sun.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

Dissecting Three Media Themes on Oil

By, 12/19/2014
Ratings1493.466443

Here is your user guide for oil-related hyperbolic news stories.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Behavioral Finance

Vexing Volatility

By, 12/18/2014
Ratings134.307693

What can investors take away from December's swings? 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Currencies

The Red Scare

By, 12/17/2014
Ratings344.602941

What should investors make of the Russian ruble’s recent plunge?  

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Elisabeth Dellinger
Monetary Policy

Considerable Wrangling Over Considerable Time

By, 12/17/2014
Ratings384.486842

Did the Fed just tell you when short-term rates will rise?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Now What?

By, 12/16/2014
Ratings214.571429

Did economic reform in Japan just become more likely?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Personal Finance

Hey, Hey, USA Stocks All the Way?

By, 12/15/2014
Ratings394.089744

Even though domestic stocks have been leading, long-term investors should diversify globally.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

Debunking the Junk Funk

By, 12/12/2014
Ratings84.625

Is the high yield bond market giving clues about stocks' future?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Others

The Fed Taketh, Congress Giveth?

By, 12/11/2014
Ratings144.428571

Bank rules might get a bit easier and tougher, but this week’s developments are more spectacle than anything else.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Media Hype/Myths

The Greek Gambit, Redux

By, 12/10/2014
Ratings384.342105

Does Greek political turmoil mean the euro crisis has returned? 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

Some Solace From a Quantum of Fear

By, 12/09/2014
Ratings353.685714

Some say the stronger dollar will cause big problems for Emerging Markets. Are they right?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

Now Hiring: Reasons to Be Optimistic

By, 12/08/2014
Ratings284.339286

The media seemed ecstatic about November’s jobs report, but investors have better reasons to be optimistic about the US economy’s prospects.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

No, China Is Not Number One.

By, 12/05/2014
Ratings664.083333

What to make of recent IMF estimates that show, by one measure, China’s economy will be larger than America’s this year.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Taxes

The UK Might Do Some Things to Taxes and Spending

By, 12/04/2014
Ratings104.25

The UK’s latest tax and spending plans are about as “austere” as the last five years—and likely have little net economic impact.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Forecasting

Priced Targets

By, 12/03/2014
Ratings484.15625

Instead of focusing on these short-term, myopic forecasts, investors should look to the longer-term trend. 

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

Scary Stories That Weren’t

By, 12/02/2014
Ratings414.426829

 The media skipped plenty of opportunities to spread fear and gloom Monday—a telling sign of sentiment.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Commodities

OPEC Stays Put—Will US Shale Take a Hit?

By, 12/01/2014
Ratings594.152543

Will OPEC’s decision not to reduce its output negatively impact US shale producers?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Reality Check

OPEC Stays Put—Will US Shale Take a Hit?

By, 12/01/2014

Will OPEC’s decision not to reduce its output negatively impact US shale producers?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Global View

Thankful the World Over

By, 11/27/2014
Ratings404.55

There is much to be thankful for, not just in the US, but globally too.  

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Some Thoughts on 2016

By, 11/25/2014
Ratings383.934211

Some polls show some people would get some votes if New Hampshire held a Presidential primary today.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Investor Sentiment

All Quiet on the Record High Front

By, 11/24/2014
Ratings524.326923

What can we glean from the media’s lack of attention to the market’s recent record highs?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Global View

The Unnecessary $2 Trillion Global Stimulus Economic Benefit Concert

By, 11/21/2014
Ratings203.975

The G-20’s vague, unlikely-to-materialize stimulus plan is nice sounding, yet unnecessary.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Clearing Up Bond Trading

By, 11/20/2014
Ratings263.826923

How far do regulators’ rule proposals go for improving transparency for bond investors?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
The Global View

Is the World Turning Japanese?

By, 11/19/2014
Ratings174.029412

Many really think so, but reality suggests otherwise.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
GDP

Sinking Fortunes in the Land of the Rising Sun

By, 11/18/2014
Ratings283.821429

Not even a recession can dent investors’ optimism for Japan. That’s a problem.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Across the Atlantic

The Eurozone’s Emerging Market Emerges, and Other Fun Q3 GDP Factoids

By, 11/17/2014
Ratings394.333333

The common reaction to eurozone Q3 growth is a sign of the times, sentiment-wise.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Emerging Markets

All Aboard the Through Train?

By, 11/14/2014
Ratings314.193548

China's long-awaited "through train" finally leaves the station Monday, giving foreign investors broader access to mainland stocks. Here are some things you should keep in mind if you're deciding whether to climb aboard.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

What to Expect from Lame-Duck Season

By, 11/13/2014
Ratings463.869565

What should investors take away from this year’s lame duck?

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Personal Finance

Risky Business

By, 11/12/2014
Ratings623.983871

 Volatility isn't the only risk investors face.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Mark Carney Wants Big Banks to Save More—in Bullet Points!

By, 11/11/2014

UK central bank chief Mark Carney just drove another stake into the mythical creature known as "too big to fail."

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
US Economy

The Employment Sentiment Trap

By, 11/10/2014
Ratings234.608696

Focusing solely on employment data can lead investors astray.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Politics

Goldilocks Gridlock

By, 11/06/2014
Ratings644.265625

Whether midterm election results leave you enthralled or enraged, the gridlock they bring is the real reward for investors.

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Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Into Perspective

Regulatory Vagary’s Real Life Impact

By, 11/05/2014

Regulatory uncertainty has real costs.  

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