Dellinger, Elisabeth

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. Follow her on Google+.

Happy Birthday, QE

12/02/2013

What has five years of quantitative easing accomplished?

Inside Indian Taper Terror

11/08/2013

Did Fed rumors roil India’s currency markets?

Chart Flash: US Petroleum Imports

08/30/2013

The shale boom in action!

Will Emerging Markets Throw a Taper Tantrum?

07/19/2013

Evidence suggests Emerging Markets can hold up just fine once quantitative easing ends.

“Austerity,” Lending and the UK Economy

10/22/2012

Spending cuts are often blamed for the UK’s recession, but data suggest regulatory uncertainty plays a much bigger role.

Shinzo Abe Walks Into a Bar

09/15/2014

Some investing lessons from a pub master and a Prime Minister.

One Fuzzy, Backward-Looking Series to Rule Them All

09/04/2014

The Fed’s shiny new employment indicator isn’t as magical as they make it out to be.

Searching for Meaning in Bouncy Bonds

08/25/2014

Why are 10-year US Treasury yields down this year?

Can Korea Tax Its Way to Business Investment?

08/18/2014

Korea’s plans to goose business spending by taxing the cash on corporate balance sheets probably won’t work out so well.

Argentina Defaults. World Still Turns.

07/31/2014

Global markets and Argentina had a bad day Thursday, but this coincidence doesn’t mean Argentina’s default is a significant global market risk.

Macroprudential Regulation: A New Way the Fed Can Fail

07/03/2014

If only the Fed were a lot more boring.

Hot Air, Cool Inflation

06/30/2014

Inflation talk has made a comeback, but that doesn’t mean prices are running away.

The Myth of Small Cap’s Superiority

06/03/2014

Small cap’s historical long-term returns don’t tell the full story.

Robots, Marie Antoinette and You

06/02/2014

Why are UK regulators saying, “Let them eat cake”?

All-Time-High Boredom

05/27/2014

Stocks hit an all-time high on Friday—and the news met a rather curious reaction.

Book Review: Flash Boys

04/24/2014

Michael Lewis’s latest is proof good guys still exist on Wall Street, but it doesn’t quite capture the complex reality of high frequency trading.

Values Rule

04/17/2014

Would a uniform fiduciary standard for brokers and investment advisers reshape the financial services industry for the better? 

Too Big to Fail: Money Management Edition

04/11/2014

Can mutual funds and money managers be too big to fail?

No Win, No Fee, No Free Lunch

03/26/2014

Paying for performance isn’t as great as it sounds.

Grabbing the Third Rail: Income Inequality and Stocks

02/26/2014

Is growing income inequality an economic and stock market risk, as some say?

You Get What You Pay For

02/18/2014

Index funds have many fine features, but they can’t help investors fight the biggest stumbling block to long-term success: emotion.

Q(E) the Contagion? I Think Not

01/24/2014

Did the Fed cause an Emerging Markets currency contagion?

Don’t Be a Statistic

12/24/2013

How to avoid the same mistakes that caused a member of Congress to get conned out of $18 million by his advisor.

The Truth About Negative Deposit Rates

11/29/2013

The internet is awash with rumors banks might charge for deposits. What’s a customer to do? 

The Misadventures of Bazooka Ben

11/20/2013

Are the world’s central banks running out of ammo?

The Tale of the Dollar’s Demise

10/31/2013

Has the dollar lost its status as the world’s reserve currency?

Investing Lessons From the Crimean Trade War

10/24/2013

The biggest market risks are those few people notice.

Brewing Yet Another Debt Ceiling Debate

10/15/2013

Is the debt ceiling a global economic issue?

The Debt Ceiling and China

10/14/2013

Will the debt ceiling make China dump its US Treasury holdings?

34 Numbers to Make You Believe in Growth

09/30/2013

Disappointed Q2 GDP wasn’t revised up in the final estimate? Here are 34 numbers demonstrating the US economy is stronger than headline growth rates suggest.

The Perils of Price Controls—A History Lesson for the UK

09/26/2013

A prominent UK politico has pledged to freeze energy prices if his party wins the 2015 election—something history shows is dangerous for stocks.

Bizarro Diplomacy, Normal Bull Market

09/18/2013

Recent foreign policy flubs shouldn’t hurt stocks—they’re just more fuel for the gridlock markets love.

Chart Fest 2013!

09/06/2013

If a picture says 1,000 words, here are 44,000 bullish words.

Investing in the Age of Ages

09/05/2013

How should you invest in the Age of Austerity/Stimulus/Uncertainty/Bernanke/Bubbles?

The Long-Term Investor’s Guide to Syria

08/28/2013

Ongoing events in Syria are a human tragedy, but the longer-term impact on global stocks should be minimal.

62.5 Reasons to Be Bullish

08/22/2013

Worried this bull market lacks fundamental support? Here are a few dozen reasons to breathe easy.

The Great Non-Rotation

08/20/2013

This bull market should keep running, but not for the reason many seem to think.

What to Do About Mexico’s Energy Reforms

08/15/2013

Energy firms likely benefit from Mexico’s proposed energy reforms in the long run, but for investors in the here and now, better opportunities likely lie in other sectors.

Forward Misguidance

08/08/2013

Forward guidance is all the rage with central banks, but investors following bankers’ words alone tread a perilous path.

News Flash—Inside June’s Unemployment Report

07/05/2013

Data show recent employment gains aren’t “too slow.”

The Truth About Gold and the Dollar

06/21/2013

Pricey gold isn’t a sign of dollar devaluation.

Lessons from Bangladesh

05/20/2013

What’s the best way to prevent another catastrophic factory collapse?

The UK’s Imaginary Growth Problem

04/30/2013

If you’ve heard UK demand is forever tapped out, don’t believe it.

Now and Yen

04/23/2013

Will the weakening yen cause a repeat of 1998’s Asian Contagion?

Monkeying About

04/19/2013

What can investors glean from two studies making headlines in recent weeks?

On the Legacy of Margaret Thatcher

04/08/2013

As the world mourns Margaret Thatcher, a look at her legacy and the lessons she taught the world.

Kim Jong Un—Warlord or Economic Reformer?

04/04/2013

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.

A Historical Perspective of Cyprus’s Banking Sector

04/01/2013

Once again, some eurozone officials seem set on forcing a member-state to surrender its competitive advantages.

What Cyprus Tells Us About Banking Regulations

03/26/2013

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.

Free the Press!

03/20/2013

The UK government’s latest regulatory plans threaten press freedom—the lifeblood of any well-functioning democratic, capitalist society.

Don’t Fret German Austerity

03/19/2013

Germany’s deficit reduction plans are getting some backlash, but more German spending likely isn’t the solution to the eurozone’s troubles.

Can the EU Save Hungary?

03/13/2013

Hungary's proto-fascist government has once again threatened the rule of law, but EU officials can help restore freedom.

Reconsidering Bailout Strategies

03/11/2013

Bank of England Governor Mervyn King’s proposal for RBS is a non-starter—and about four and a half years too late. 

The Dark Side of Abenomics

03/08/2013

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s aggressive monetary stimulus plans may have some unintended side effects.

Inside the UK’s Latest Banking Plan

02/27/2013

The UK announced another new plan to kick-start bank lending. Will it work?

Missing the (Maker’s) Mark

02/25/2013

Businesses trying to capitalize on rising Emerging Markets demand can learn from bourbon label Maker’s Mark’s recent misstep.

The EU’s Transaction Tax Follies

02/15/2013

The EU’s new Financial Transactions Tax is a beast, but will it see the light of day?

Limited Prices, Limited Improvement

02/05/2013

Once again, Argentina likely does much more harm than good in its battle against inflation.

On David Cameron’s Vision for Europe

01/29/2013

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.

How Capitalism Saved Christmas

12/24/2012

The story of how West German capitalism saved Germany's nutcracker industry during the Cold War.

The Tempest in Westminster

12/03/2012

What does the UK government’s in-fighting over press regulation mean for UK markets?

No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition

10/01/2012

EU leaders may argue over whether Spain should request a bailout, but markets are the ultimate arbiter.

Greece’s North Korean Solution

09/17/2012

Greece has finally found a sensible way to fix its economy—so why do some in Brussels object? 

A Spot of Monetary Trickery

06/18/2012

The British government announced a new plan to boost bank lending and economic growth. Will it work?

Bonding Over Eurobonds?

05/25/2012

Keeping with recent tradition, EU leaders’ latest summit didn’t amount to much.

Secret Weapon: Red Flag or Red Herring?

04/19/2012

Were the events of 2008 a financial terrorist attack?

Infernal Affairs

04/19/2012

An in-depth look at China’s political infighting.

Éirinn go Brách!

03/01/2012

What to make of the pending Irish referendum on the EU’s new fiscal compact?

The Harm in Harmony

01/24/2012

France and Germany claim they have a plan to fix the eurozone. Will it work?

Hungary’s Crossroads

01/11/2012

Could Hungary’s bailout need save its people from proto-fascist authoritarianism?

In Defense of Britain

12/15/2011

 An open letter to EU officials.  

Korean Kerfuffle

11/30/2011

After a classic parliamentary brawl, South Korea’s National Assembly ratified the US-Korea free trade agreement.

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