Reuters Plus Columns

A Warning From Fisher Investments On The Specter of Debt

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 12/18/2019

There is general agreement that America has too much debt, particularly when it comes to our federal debt—a large and scary-sounding number currently in the trillions of dollars. But is debt always bad? Or is there some threshold at which debt becomes problematic?

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Don’t Fight the Fed?

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 12/05/2019

At Fisher Investments, we’ve heard plenty of investors and media outlets say “Don’t fight the Fed.” It suggests investors shouldn’t trade against the US Federal Reserve’s actions.

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Oil And Stocks’ Fickle Relationship

By Fisher Investments, Reuters Plus, 09/18/2019

Every now and then, oil price swings come into the spotlight and a common myth typically follows: High oil prices spell doom for stocks.

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Dollar-Cost Averaging Doesn’t Pay

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

What happens if you invest a large lump sum on a bad day—like the day before a big market drop? You might have to watch your freshly invested money start to wither away immediately.

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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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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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