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On Trade, Watch What Trump Does—Not What He Says

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/28/2016
Topic: Politics and Investing

Threatening tariffs against China over currency manipulation and “dumping” subsidized exports is basically a campaign requirement, but few follow through
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Recent Articles

Last Week In Markets: Nov 21-25, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/28/2016
Topic: Market Commentary

On Trade, Watch What Trump Does—Not What He Says

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/28/2016
Topic: Politics and Investing

Last Week In Markets: Nov 14-18, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/21/2016
Topic: Market Commentary

A Post-Election Economic Palate Cleanser

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/17/2016
Topic: Politics and Investing

Retirement Investing

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire at 65?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Determining how much money you need to retire at 65 depends on how long you need your money to last - here are key points to consider.

Five Flaws with the Funded Ratio Approach to Retirement Investing

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Don’t risk your future with the “Funded-Ratio” approach to retirement investing. Here are 5 reasons why.

Retirement Planning: Will Chasing High Dividends Put Your Portfolio at Risk?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Basing a retirement planning strategy on high-yield securities can be a dangerous move.

Busting Social Security Myths

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Will Social Security be there when you need it? Americans have long feared Social Security isn’t sustainable. Let’s take a look at the concerns.
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Politics

On Trade, Watch What Trump Does—Not What He Says

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Threatening tariffs against China over currency manipulation and “dumping” subsidized exports is basically a campaign requirement, but few follow through

A Post-Election Economic Palate Cleanser

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Don’t get sucked into the media hype surrounding the election of President Trump or you might miss some good news.

US Voters Have Spoken

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Don’t get sucked into the media hype surrounding the election of President Trump. Instead take a deep breath and look at the facts.

Market Perspectives on the 2016 US Presidential Election: Trump Victory

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Love or loathe him, we encourage you to watch what President Trump actually does, rather than what he says.

Market Commentary

Last Week In Markets: Nov 21-25, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Global equity markets’ post-election rally continued during the holiday-shortened week, rising 1.4%. Interest rates rose as the Fed signaled it could hike rates “relatively soon,” which many observers interpreted as December. After initially surging on expectations of production cuts, oil prices retreated as OPEC failed to arrange lower production targets among cartel members.

Last Week In Markets: Nov 14-18, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Fisher Investments recaps the biggest market, economic and political news from last week, including American, European, Chinese and Japanese economic releases.

Last Week In Markets: Nov 07-11, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Global equities feared then cheered the culmination of the presidential election, with Donald Trump’s victory defying most polls and pundits, ending the week 2.3% higher.

Last Week In Markets: Oct 31-Nov 04, 2016

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Fisher Investments recaps the biggest economic and political news from last week, including updates on US elections and monetary policy and economic releases for the UK, eurozone, China and Japan.
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Annuities

What Your Annuity Does (and Doesn't) Guarantee

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Annuities may seem like a safe, sound option to fund your retirement. But when you dig even a little bit beyond the surface, you may not like what you find.

What is an Annuity?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

When you strip away the buzzwords, an annuity is nothing more than longevity insurance
Why Annuities’ ‘Tax-Deferred Growth’ May Not Benefit Your Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning: Growth or Tax-Deferral?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Ever ask yourself – “What’s more important? Growth or tax-deferral?” We help you answer that.

The Quiet Risk of Inflation on Retirement Planning

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Don’t forget about the impact that inflation can have on your retirement planning strategy.

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