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Whether you enjoy reading about investing, or simply want more insight on a specific area, our topical articles can help you navigate the constantly changing market landscape.

Last Week In Markets: Feb 6 - 10, 2017

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
Topic: Market Commentary

Global equities were relatively flat as investors sorted through a flurry of political headlines, economic data and corporate earnings reports.
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Recent Articles

How to Stretch Your Retirement Dollars Using Tax-Status Flexibility

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/17/2017
Topic: Retirement Investing

Understanding Annuities: What Annuitization Means

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/17/2017
Topic: Annuities

Last Week In Markets: Feb 6 - 10, 2017

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/13/2017
Topic: Market Commentary

Does Your Financial Planning Include Enough Life Insurance?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/8/2017
Topic: Retirement Investing

Retirement Investing

How to Stretch Your Retirement Dollars Using Tax-Status Flexibility

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Having diversity in the tax standing of your retirement savings can help you stretch your dollars.

Does Your Financial Planning Include Enough Life Insurance?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Considering purchasing life insurance? Check out this brief guide.

How Does Social Security Tie In to Your Financial Planning?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Can you rely on Social Security? Make sure you know fact from fiction. Here are three Social Security tips for your financial plan.

How to Make a Financial Plan

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Everyone needs a financial plan, but where do you start? We break it down for you in four simple steps.
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Running out of money in retirement is one of the biggest fears for many investors. This guide addresses some key questions many face when planning for retirement.

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Politics

Trump Trades Fade Post-Election

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Politicians—even ones with Twitter accounts—don’t predictably influence stocks.

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 Commentary

Last Week In Markets: Feb 6 - 10, 2017

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Global equities were relatively flat as investors sorted through a flurry of political headlines, economic data and corporate earnings reports.

Last Week In Markets: Jan 30 - Feb 03, 2017

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Global equities were relatively flat as investors sorted through a flurry of political headlines, economic data and corporate earnings reports.

Last Week In Markets: Jan 23 -27, 2017

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

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

A Heads-Up On Mutual Fund Tax Bills

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Did you get an unexpected mutual fund tax bill this year? Did it sting? Then don’t miss our new video.
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Is the market headed for a fall?

Find out in the latest Stock Market Outlook from Fisher Investments. This timely report looks at key stock market drivers and can be useful whether you manage your own investments or work with an investment professional.

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Annuities

Understanding Annuities: What Annuitization Means

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Don’t miss these 3 key risks of annuitization. #1 – once you annuitize the money is no longer yours.

What Are Indexed Annuities?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

As with most annuities, these are complicated products, full of caveats, legalese and financial jargon. Here is a quick guide shining a light on indexed annuities.

What Are Variable Annuities?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Thinking about purchasing variable annuities? Gear up—there is plenty to learn. These are notoriously complex products, and hearing a second opinion before signing on the dotted line is prudent to avoiding post-purchase regret. Peel back the “guarantees,” fancy features and promises of safe, stable returns, and you may not like what you see.

What Are the Hidden Dangers of Fixed Annuities?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff

Want peace of mind when funding retirement? Beware of the 3 hidden dangers in fixed annuities.

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