Aaron Anderson joined Fisher Investments in 2005 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Research. Aaron has been on the firm’s five-member Investment Policy Committee (IPC) since 2011. The IPC, supported by the firm’s Research Group, monitors global economic and market conditions in order to make all strategic investment decisions for client portfolios.
Aaron currently oversees global macroeconomic analysis and capital markets research, but he has also served in many other capacities at Fisher Investments. His past responsibilities at Fisher Investments have included managing and working on the Capital Markets Research Team, editing and writing articles for Fisher Investments’ MarketMinder column, overseeing business-wide innovation projects and much more.
Over his career, Aaron has gained a deep understanding of specific capital markets topics like monetary policy. He is a regular guest on major financial TV networks, like CNBC, and is quoted in publications, like The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, for his thoughts on central bank moves, interest rate forecasts and other relevant capital markets indicators. Aaron has written two books, including Own the World: How Smart Investors Create Global Portfolios, and he continues to write financial articles.
Aaron also has years of experience working with Fisher Investments’ institutional clients, which has given him firsthand experience managing portfolios with unique goals and potentially strict guidelines. Helping these clients invest within their requirements has given him unique insight into niche areas of portfolio management, such as environmental, social and governance (ESG).
Aaron regularly meets with private and institutional clients globally. He is a regular speaker for Fisher Investments’ client seminars, where he provides insights on current market conditions, details any changes to portfolio positioning and answers client questions.
Prior to joining Fisher Investments, Aaron worked at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown as an Assistant Vice President. In that role, he was responsible for running daily brokerage operations for a team with over 1,000 client accounts. Aaron holds degrees in Geophysics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco. He currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoys traveling, running, skiing and spending time with his family.
Markets are hard to predict right now, and that's raising a question for some on Wall Street: Does a common measure of volatility actually work the way it should?
Aaron Anderson, senior vice president of research at Fisher Investments, says "the Fed is really creating a lot of uncertainty with its communication over the course of the past few meetings, and that's what the market is grappling with right now."
Shares in technology giants have plummeted this year - with Apple 25% down, Amazon 36% and Facebook owner Meta Platforms 51% lower as fears of a U.S. recession grow. But Fisher Investments' Aaron Anderson told us now is the time to buy - before they bounce back up.
Clean energy shares have tumbled over the last year as the Biden administration has struggled to pass legislation that would give it access to generous subsidies and tax credits - but Aaron Anderson of Fisher Investments told us the industry has a bright future even without government support.
The chip shortage has hit everything from smartphones to games consoles and ground much of the car industry to a halt - now, massive global investment is set to see the industry boom.
Stocks closed lower as September saw the worst monthly performance of 2021. Aaron Anderson, SVP of Research at Fisher Investments, joins Cheddar News' Closing Bell to discuss why all three major indexes took a tumble, what investors will be anticipating in October, and the impact of both Fed Chair Jerome Powell's Congressional testimony and Congress passing a government spending bill to keep the U.S. economy afloat through December.