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Fisher Investments UK 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 regularly contributes to several publications, including Germany’s Focus Money; Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen; the Netherland’s 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; and Japan’s Diamond Weekly. 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 organisation may be available to clients through their Investment Counsellor.

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How Negative Rates Could Hit You

By Fisher Investments UK, The Telegraph, 17/03/2021

The personal finance lessons from Europe’s eight-year (and ongoing) experiment with negative interest rates.

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How to Know What Everyone Else Is Sweating, So That You Don't Have To

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, 01/03/2021

Heard this one yet? British and American value stocks are set to surge as swift vaccine rollouts accelerate reopening. How could you not? This theory, or versions of it, gobsplatter financial  airwaves everywhere. But acting on this forgets one key timeless lesson 2020’s stock market taught: the more headlines hype something, the more you know markets already weighed it—and moved on past it.

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‘Why’ Is Always Crucial. Why It’s Not Time For Value Stocks

By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, 01/03/2021

Value bulls claim COVID vaccines and approaching business reopenings mean this is just the start of a long run—and that economically sensitive value stocks are poised for their typical, lengthy early bull market boom. Maybe. But I don’t think so, and I don’t think it much matters. Why? Let me explain.

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Vaccine Rollout May Limit Upside For Global Industrial Stocks

By Michael Hanson, Reuters, 25/02/2021

The industrial sector escaped much of the pain felt by services businesses in the past year, as consumers used their spare time - and money - to purchase manufactured goods. Mike Hanson of Fisher Investments explains why he thinks vaccine rollouts may limit the upside for the sector.

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Yes, I Do Believe That The Stock Market Is Rigged

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, 12/02/2021

The hubbub surrounding GameStop’s recent boom—and bust—has many bemoaning retail investors getting the shaft. Brokerages halted trading in hedge funds’ favor, allegedly. Congressional hearings loom, with opportunistic politicians from both parties screeching about markets stacked against the “little guy.” As i see it, they’re rigged to benefit investors big and small. Today, it’s easier than ever to take advantage. Let me explain.

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Trading At Noon: Jobless Numbers Show Labour Market Still Weak

By Michael Hanson, Reuters, 11/02/2021

The U.S. labour market remains weak, with a seasonally adjusted 793,00 people filing jobless claims last week, adding new impetus to call for a major stimulus package – but Mike Hanson of Fisher Investments told us it won’t necessarily boost Americans’ spending for very long.

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