Elisabeth is a Content Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2004. She also currently writes Fisher Investments' Global Market Insights blog, which focuses on market-related news from outside the US.
If you’ve heard UK demand is forever tapped out, don’t believe it.
Will the weakening yen cause a repeat of 1998’s Asian Contagion?
What can investors glean from two studies making headlines in recent weeks?
As the world mourns Margaret Thatcher, a look at her legacy and the lessons she taught the world.
While we can’t know for sure why Kim Jong Un is talking tougher, evidence strongly suggests he’s building political cover for economic reforms.
Once again, some eurozone officials seem set on forcing a member-state to surrender its competitive advantages.
Cyprus is in trouble because of two big banks’ bad trades—but that doesn’t make efforts to fix “too big to fail” or the Volcker rule any more sensible.
The UK government’s latest regulatory plans threaten press freedom—the lifeblood of any well-functioning democratic, capitalist society.
Germany’s deficit reduction plans are getting some backlash, but more German spending likely isn’t the solution to the eurozone’s troubles.
Hungary's proto-fascist government has once again threatened the rule of law, but EU officials can help restore freedom.
Bank of England Governor Mervyn King’s proposal for RBS is a non-starter—and about four and a half years too late.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s aggressive monetary stimulus plans may have some unintended side effects.
The UK announced another new plan to kick-start bank lending. Will it work?
Businesses trying to capitalize on rising Emerging Markets demand can learn from bourbon label Maker’s Mark’s recent misstep.
The EU’s new Financial Transactions Tax is a beast, but will it see the light of day?
Once again, Argentina likely does much more harm than good in its battle against inflation.
In a landmark speech, UK Prime Minister David Cameron drew a blueprint for nations that like the EU’s single market but not its bureaucracy.
The story of how West German capitalism saved Germany's nutcracker industry during the Cold War.
What does the UK government’s in-fighting over press regulation mean for UK markets?
EU leaders may argue over whether Spain should request a bailout, but markets are the ultimate arbiter.
Greece has finally found a sensible way to fix its economy—so why do some in Brussels object?
The British government announced a new plan to boost bank lending and economic growth. Will it work?
Keeping with recent tradition, EU leaders’ latest summit didn’t amount to much.
An in-depth look at China’s political infighting.
What to make of the pending Irish referendum on the EU’s new fiscal compact?
France and Germany claim they have a plan to fix the eurozone. Will it work?
Could Hungary’s bailout need save its people from proto-fascist authoritarianism?
An open letter to EU officials.
After a classic parliamentary brawl, South Korea’s National Assembly ratified the US-Korea free trade agreement.
Spending cuts are often blamed for the UK’s recession, but data suggest regulatory uncertainty plays a much bigger role.
Were the events of 2008 a financial terrorist attack?
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