Articles by Michael Hanson

Mike is Senior Vice President of Research and a member of Fisher Investments’ five-person Investment Policy Committee. He is the author of six books, including 20/20 Money: See the Markets Clearly, Gain Focus and Invest Better than the Pros. Mike joined the firm in 2002.

Neurosis Is Killing Your Returns!

Short-term volatility is the psychological price investors pay to achieve stocks’ high historical long-term returns.

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Book Review: Supermoney: The Investing Classic You Need to Read

An investing classic by the other Adam Smith.

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Fake News: Yellow Ain't Mellow

Ryan Holiday's Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator is a useful, timely guide to understanding the modern media.

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Trade Pacts Are Mercantilist

Contrary to widespread belief, trade agreements and free trade aren't necessarily equivalent.

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Book Review: Is Forecasting A General Skillset?

Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner's Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction shows what makes the best forecasters successful.

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Book Review: The Reflexive Properties of European Discombobulation

Investing lessons from an interesting little book about the euro crisis.

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Book Review: The Engineer’s Investing Mindset

Investors can learn from engineers' approach to our nonlinear world.

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Book Review: Short Ain’t Necessarily Simple

Heinz Kurz's Economic Thought: A Brief History is the latest attempt to communicate the history of economics to laypeople but like its predecessors, it leaves much to be desired.

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One Simple Investors’ Trick for Navigating Brexit

When weighing politics-even Brexit-investors must focus on actions, not talk.

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The Universal Man Makes a Way Toward Wealth

What investors can learn from the life of John Maynard Keynes.

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