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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 Financial Times in the UK, Børsen in Denmark, De Telegraaf in The Netherlands, Focus Money in Germany, and USA Today. 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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Ken Fisher: Tech Makes U.S. Look Good, But Switzerland Another Story

By Hannah Wise and Ken Fisher, CNN Money Switzerland, 16/08/2019

Tech stocks carry most of the weight of U.S. markets, says billionaire investor Ken Fisher. Even though Swiss tech stocks are strong performers, he says the current market climate means investors should look elsewhere for their portfolios (hint: it’s all about timing).

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Ken Fisher: Fed rate-cut timing is politically motivated

By Ken Fisher, CNN Money Switzerland, 17/07/2019

Companies are hiring, factory output is rising, and consumers are spending. The U.S. economy looks less and less like its headed for a recession. So then why is the Federal Reserve still likely to cut rates later this month? For political leverage, says billionaire investor Ken Fisher.

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Putting sovereign debt into perspective

By Fisher Investments UK, The Telegraph, 15/07/2019

In our surveys of financial publications, many articles fret debt. It is part and parcel of the Western conscience and is perhaps even more acute presently in the eurozone, tied to its 2010 – 2012 sovereign debt crisis.

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Debunking budget deficits myths

By Fisher Investments UK, The Telegraph, 08/07/2019

In early May, the European Commission slashed Germany’s growth estimates for 2019, leading to reports its fiscally stalwart government would be forced to abandon its balanced budget. 

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Don’t Fear Equity Heights

By Fisher Investments UK, Spectator, 08/07/2019

Have you ever seen a headline saying equity markets are “too high”? Or that a market fall is right around the corner due to overvalued equities, or “dangerous” all-time highs? Some investors fear that equities reaching new heights means a downturn is right around the corner.

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A Primer on Yield Curves: What They Are and How They Affect You

By Fisher Investments UK, Citywire, 02/07/2019

The yield curve charts a country’s interest rates across all loan maturities—from short-term rates set by the central bank to long-term government bond rates traded in the marketplace. It is widely thought to be a reliable leading economic indicator. Here we explain why we think the yield curve works and how we interpret today’s yield curves. 

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