Botterman, Scott

Scott is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2006.

Fear and Loathing and European Politics


Investors needn’t fear recent political developments on the Continent. 

Greek Contagion Risk Is Minimal


Seven charts show Greece’s problems are contained.

European Parliament Elections—Setting Expectations


A peek at the ongoing European Parliamentary election.

German Election Preview


Four potential outcomes of Germany's elections next month.

Portuguese Politicking


Inside Portugal’s ongoing political upheaval.

Labor Reform—The Elixir for the Eurozone’s Woes?


Could France, Spain and Italy benefit from labor reforms as much as Germany did a decade ago?

What to Expect From Italy’s New Government


A look at Italy’s new government and its likely policy agenda.

Italian Election Update—Coalition Talks Stall


Political progress is at a standstill in Italy as leaders have yet to reach a consensus on forming a coalition.

Mechanics of an Italian Election


This weekend’s Italian election is garnering a great deal of media attention. Here’s a look at how the mechanics of Italy’s electoral system can play a big role in determining the outcome.

Spanish Trials


Widespread fear Spain’s the next eurozone domino to fall is largely overwrought—as indicated by some overlooked positives.

In Depth: PIIGS Debt


One way to sift through the volume of data on PIIGS debt is to look at debt due in 2012.

The Eurozone’s Underappreciated Improvement


The eurozone economy has several little-noticed positives.


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