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.

27 Things That Mattered This Week - 10/31/2011

After a brief hiatus, our weekly look at interesting stories around the web returns.

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Airplane Reading

Two books kept me company flying across the country last week—one on the world debt crisis, the other on Modernism. Heavy stuff!

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Galbraith’s Speculation and Cynicism

John Kenneth Galbraith’s History of Financial Euphoria is a good primer, but don’t buy into his cynicism.

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34 Things That Mattered This Week, 10/3/11

This week’s collection of headlines—financial, economic and otherwise—that caught our eye.

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40 Things That Mattered This Week, 09/23/2011

Here are 40 interesting stories that flew beneath many folks’ radar screens this week.

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All the World’s a Sale

Lest you think it’s for lightweights, two classics remind us sales is survival of the fittest. And even a key life skill.

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Commies!

A summer’s worth of considering Commies and Libertarians.

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The Economy in Mind

An unsung classic on free market capitalism from a bygone era that deserves revisiting.

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A Drunkard's Walk, a Random Walk, a Fool’s Walk, and…a River!

Four books on randomness, uncertainty, probability, and how they work in the stock market.

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Fisher Investments Book Review: Money ’Magination

Two books about how prices work turn out to be better primers in behavioral finance.

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