Articles by Christo Barker

Christo is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2006.

Eurozone Update: Investors Still Seem Too Dour Relative to Data

While headlines dwelled on weaker business surveys, good news from loan officers flew under the radar.

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Italy's Populist Coalition Not as Populist as Feared

Investors seem nervous over the contents of Italy’s new coalition deal—but what isn’t in it should prove far more significant.

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Inflation, Globally Speaking

A look at worldwide lending and money supply data suggests global inflation isn’t set to surge.

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The Latest in Catalonia’s Separatist Saga

What should investors make of Catalonia’s parliamentary election?

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Making Sense of Catalonia

As tensions settle in Catalonia, investors' uncertainty should fade.

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Victory to En Marche!

The passing of Sunday's French parliamentary elections adds to Europe's streak of falling political uncertainty.

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Four False Financials Fears

Financials are in better shape than most presume.

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FATCA Follies

2010’s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is being implemented. While it likely does affect Americans abroad, markets likely see little impact.

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Let’s Call It FARRP

The Federal Reserve successfully tested its new liquidity facility—“FRFARRP”—but what does this mean moving forward?

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