Politics & Investing Articles

Explore the latest articles on global politics from Fisher Investments. Note: Our discussion of politics and elections is focused purely on potential market impact. Stocks favor neither party. Believing in the market/economic superiority of one group of politicians over another can invite bias—a source of significant investment errors.


The UK's Brexit Wish List

What does Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent speech mean for Brexit?

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Trump Trades Fade Post-Election

Politicians—even ones with Twitter accounts—don’t predictably influence stocks.

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A Post-Election Economic Palate Cleanser

Don’t get sucked into the media hype surrounding the election of President Trump or you might miss some good news.

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US Voters Have Spoken

Don’t get sucked into the media hype surrounding the election of President Trump. Instead take a deep breath and look at the facts.

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Elections And Market Outcomes (INFOGRAPHIC)

Will the upcoming election have positive or negative effects for investors? Let’s look at some facts and figures about potential shifts in political power.

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Presidential Authority Has Limited Power (VIDEO)

In this video, we evaluate the limited authority and potential market impact of a newly elected president.

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The 2016 Candidates, Taxes and Your Portfolio

With the presidential debates officially underway, make sure you’re up to speed on what the candidates might mean for your investments.

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Brexit’s Economic Sentiment Booster

In perhaps the least surprising central bank move of all time, the Bank of England tried to blast Brexit fears with monetary stimulus.

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Trumped Up Unemployment Numbers?

During this presidential election, beware of politicians bearing statistics. No matter their party or ideology, it can be hard to sift through, especially if you let political bias guide you.

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What About America?

So far, our post-Brexit commentary has centered on the UK and Europe—the epicenter of Thursday’s vote, and the region with the highest stakes in the eventual outcome. But what about America, the other half of the “Special Relationship?”

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