Articles by Brad Pyles

Brad is the Capital Markets Research Manager at Fisher Investments and co-author of Fisher Investments on Materials, part of the Fisher Investments On series of sector guides from Fisher Investments Press. He has been a guest lecturer on portfolio management topics at the University of California at Berkeley. Brad has been with the firm since 2001.

A Primer on Argentina and Turkey’s Currency Woes

A deep dive into these countries’ troubles shows why they don’t represent broader Emerging Markets.

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Why This Bull Market Has Room to Run

Widening yield spreads are a good predictor this bull market likely has plenty more gas in the tank.

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Deflating Chinese Housing Bubble Fears

Chinese housing bubble fears have seemingly surfaced again. However, such fears fail to recognize the unique characteristics of the Chinese property market, make too-direct comparisons to US housing and underestimate the Communist government’s resolve to prevent a housing market bubble from bursting.

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Europe’s Great Policy Mistake

European tax hikes amount to repetition of a decades old error, potentially stirring unrest and extremism.

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A Look at Iron Ore Prices

A look at what iron ore prices can tell us about the economy.

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Don’t Be Tempted By India

India’s a temptress (capital markets-wise). Don’t be seduced—at least not for the balance of 2011.

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Country Flash: Tension in Turkey

A look at the political changes Turkish stocks are contending with.

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China’s Election Cycle - Planning for 2012

Over half way through 2011, China looks unlikely to outperform the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. However, 2012 may be a different story.

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Fisher Investments Research: Why You Should Be Thankful China’s Currency Isn’t Rising

Many decry China’s yuan as artificially undervalued—but China’s currency rising radically would pose far more problems than it would solve.

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China: Bank Bailout Rumor

A recent report suggests China may recapitalize its banking system. While the report is unverified, it also wouldn’t be an unprecedented act.

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