Articles by Pete Michel

Pete is a Portfolio Engineer at Fisher Investments. He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of San Francisco and B.A. in Economics from San Francisco State University. Pete joined the firm in 2008.

Should Bond Holders Expect Poor Long-Term Returns?

What fixed income investors should weigh when considering rising interest rates.

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Illusions of Bond ETF Illiquidity

Longstanding fears surrounding high-yield bond ETF liquidity are detached from the data.

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Why Bond Market Liquidity Fears Don’t Hold Much Water

Bond market liquidity is a hot topic, but fears seem overblown.

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A Closer Look at the Fiscal Cliff

Though oft-bemoaned in the media, the so-called fiscal cliff, when broken down, is likely a lot less worrisome than presented.

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Resource Nationalism

Investors in the mining industry should be aware of increased risk of resource nationalism in some nations.

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