Fisher in the News

Fisher Investments 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 100 year history. He is a regular contributor to several publications, including USA Today, Financial Times in the UK, Focus Money in Germany, Børsen in Denmark and De Telegraaf in the Netherlands. Ken authored 11 books, including four 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.

Taxes Don’t Move Stocks

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 04/01/2019

We all like having more money in our pockets. Most folks consider lower taxes an obvious benefit to their personal financial situation, and naturally they resist higher taxes.

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Stocks Long-Term Perseverance

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 03/26/2019

Often, media tells us the world is too scary, the news is just too bad, and there are just too many negatives in the world for stocks to rise. In reality, the world has always faced risks and stocks have risen despite the challenges the world has faced.

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China is too big to continue to grow so fast

By Melanie Loos and Ken Fisher, Handelszeitung, 03/22/2019

Switzerland would be indirectly affected if the Chinese economy continues to decline and weakens other economies that are more dependent on trade with China. However, US investor Ken Fisher sees no cause for concern and explains why China could even boost Swiss equities . The Chinese government's efforts to stimulate the economy are considered by Fisher to be effective.

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Ken Fisher: China has a Big Impact on Switzerland

By Hannah Wise and Ken Fisher, CNN Money Switzerland, 03/22/2019

Ken Fisher believes Switzerland’s economy has been strongly impacted by the slowdown in China. Nevertheless, he sees convincing signs that the Chinese economy is picking up.

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Is the Stock Market More Volatile Now Than Ever Before?

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 02/26/2019

During periods of heightened stock market volatility, some investors believe “this time around is worse than before.”

Sex and the 401(k) investor

By Ken Fisher, USA Today, 08/12/2018

Understanding gender differences in investing can help men and women save more for retirement, writes Fisher Investments' Ken FIsher.

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The yield curve is flattening. Does that mean a recession is coming?

By Ken Fisher, USA Today, 07/22/2018

Pundits and headlines warn of impending doom from the “yield curve” flattening. OK then. But its specific impact on folks won’t work like those yahoos predict. First, what is the yield curve? Second, who cares? And most important, how and when might it affect you?

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Ken Fisher: Rate rise would give Swiss companies better capital access

By Hannah Wise and Ken Fisher, CNN Money Switzerland, 06/28/2018

Investors are still waiting for clear signals from European central banks for interest rates to rise. According to Ken Fisher, U.S. investment analyst and founder of Fisher Investments, we could see economic growth following a rate hike. This would not only help Swiss banks to increase profits but also give a boost to companies that need more access to capital.

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Investors: Why you shouldn't worry that rates will rise

By Ken Fisher, USA Today, 06/10/2018

Will rising long-term interest rates impale your future? A poll of financial professionals shows they think rates will keep rising, believing the Federal Reserve’s hikes will push long-term rates up. But that isn’t how it works.

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Why Senator Marco Rubio, other politicians need to study their economics

By Ken Fisher, USA Today, 05/13/2018

Republican Marco Rubio recently got national attention claiming the GOP bungled tax reform. The media missed one crucial point. The Florida senator appears to lack education in economics, economic history or real-world experience. So do so many cradle-to-grave politicos — in both parties.

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