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Fisher Investments Canada writes articles and views on the markets and economy. Chairman and Director Ken Fisher, wrote a monthly “Portfolio Strategy” column for Forbes for over 30 years, making him the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s 90+ year history. He is also a regular contributor to several publications, including Germany’s Focus Money; Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen; the Netherlands’ largest newspaper, De Telegraaf; Switzerland’s leading business paper, Handelszeitung; Spain’s largest business website and newspaper, elEconomista; Italy’s third largest newspaper and number one business paper, Il Sole 24 Ore; France’s L’Opinion; Belgium’s La Libre; Austria’s Trend; Caixin—often referred to as the Bloomberg of China; the Hong Kong Economic Journal; Taiwan’s Business Weekly; South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Mint; Japan’s Diamond Weekly; and Singapore’s The Business Times. Ken authored 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers—and has been published, interviewed and written about in publications globally. His research has been showcased in numerous scholarly journals, representing his commitment to original insight and analysis across the academic spectrum of investing. Any of the articles, books or commentary produced by the Fisher organization may be available to clients through their Investment Counselor.

Powerful, Unseen Positives Signal Classic Correction, Not a Bear

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, 10-05-2022

Fall in to the gap\! The gap between expectations and reality, that is—always stocks’ chief driver. Today it’s a big, yawning chasm. The tragic, grinding Ukraine war, hot inflation, rising interest rates, a negative GDP quarter, central bank “tightening,” China’s lockdowns—all this and more torpedoed sentiment during 2022’s first third. Beneath this sour surface stir powerful positives—doubly strong because they are unseen. Their stealthy presence amid widespread gloom is more evidence this downturn is a classic correction, not a new bear market.

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The Key to Surviving All This Volatility? Keep Your Cool

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, 22-03-2022

Dizzy from world stocks’ wild whipsawing? It’s yo-yoing many investors from panic to sweet relief and back repeatedly amid frightful headlines. Who knows when the frenetic ride ends?  No one possesses such clairvoyance. But history shows those maintaining your cool during corrections like this earns big rewards later. To help toward that, here is my volatility survival guide.

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On the Matter of Oil's Surge, Look Past the War Fog

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, 11-03-2022

How high will it climb? Surging oil prices are stinging many. Now President Biden’s and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bans on Russian oil spur fears of far higher oil ahead, triggering a bear market, recession and more.  Nosebleed level crude prices are painful for consumers, pretty much all of them.  But economically, oil has a more nuanced tale to tell. For one, the Biden-Boris bans won’t change much. They’re mostly symbolism. Importantly, high oil prices mostly shift output and consumption around. They don’t squash it outright.

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