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.

Ken Fisher: Tech Makes U.S. Look Good, But Switzerland Another Story

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

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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Stop Using Stop-Loss Orders… They Don’t Work!

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 08/14/2019

Trying to stop losses is an undeniably reasonable impulse, regardless of your investing goals. Unfortunately, stop-loss orders, despite the name, don’t reliably accomplish what they set out to do in our view. 

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Ken Fisher: Fed rate-cut timing is politically motivated

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

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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Down with the Dow

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 07/09/2019

Do you watch the Dow? On television shows and newspaper headlines, you’ll often hear “Dow rises/drops a record XXXX points!” But the Dow is wrought with issues in our view.

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Shattering the Debt Ceiling Myth

By Fisher Investments, Real Clear Markets, 07/08/2019

Like a summer blockbuster sequel, debt ceiling chatter is back in the news, thanks partly to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s recent Congressional testimony.

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Xi Reportedly Ready To Offer Trump Trade Deal At G-20

By Ken Fisher, Yahoo! Finance, 06/27/2019

President Trump is set to meet with President Xi at the G- 20 Summit tomorrow in Osaka, Japan, and China has put forward a list of demands in exchange for a trade truce with the U.S. Fisher Investments Founder, Ken Fisher, joins Yahoo Finance live from Camas, Washington to discuss.

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Fed Likely To Announce Rate Cuts Today

By Michael Hanson, Yahoo! Finance, 06/19/2019

Michael Hanson, Senior VP of Research at Fisher Investments, says that what is "most important for investors today is to think about the global liquidity environment. It's not just about the Fed." Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi speak to him.

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Fed Isn't 'As Relevant As People Think': Ken Fisher

By Ken Fisher, Yahoo! Finance, 06/05/2019

Investment manager Ken Fisher is weighing in on the Fed's latest moves, telling Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi and Scott Gamm that "I don't think the Fed's as relevant as people think it is," and "it's the global yield curve that matters, not the American yield curve."

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Seeing Through the Sea of Pre-2020 Democratic Tax Plans

By Fisher Investments, Real Clear Markets, 06/03/2019

With 2019 nearly halfway through, 2020’s US presidential election is starting to take shape. Nearly two dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls have thrown their hats into the ring officially, with more entries possible.

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Market Impact of Theresa May's Resignation

By Michael Hanson, Yahoo! Finance, 05/24/2019

As political uncertainty continues across the board, Theresa May is planning to resign as U.K. Prime Minster. Yahoo Finance Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi discuss how it'll impact the markets with Fisher Investments' SVP of Research, Mike Hanson.

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What the Huawei Ban Means for U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

By Michael Hanson, Cheddar, 05/21/2019

Google has announced that its cutting business ties with Huawei, dealing a major blow to Chinese telecom's company's ambitions of being the number one smartphone maker in the world. Mike Hanson, Fisher Investments' Senior Vice President of Research joined Cheddar to discuss how much leverage this ban buys the U.S. during stalled China trade negotiations.

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Don’t Bail Over 'Breakevenitis'

By Damian Ornani, Trustnet, 05/14/2019

Damian Ornani, chief executive at Fisher Investments, considers 'breakevenitis' and the temptation to dump stocks after they have recouped previous declines.

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Stay or Sell in May?

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 05/07/2019

This time of year, one refrain reigns supreme among investors: “Sell in May and go away.” 

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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.”