Fisher Investments News
|By Lara Hoffmans, Forbes, 02/29/2012|
Q4 2011 GDP growth was revised up to 3% from 2.8%. Which is nice, but backward looking. GDP calculations are inherently a bit wonky and a few basis-point revisions don’t matter much, particularly since GDP can be and frequently is revised significantly, even many years later.
|By Ken Fisher, Forbes, 02/27/2012|
You may remember that in my February column last year I predicted that 2011 would “frustrate bulls and bears alike—without a big directional trend” and “end up or down just by a hair.” I was right, but my stock picking could have been better.
|By Lara Hoffmans, Forbes, 02/24/2012|
It seems the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) believes a good way to protect you would be curtailing the practice of banks discretely covering your checks, instantaneously, should you overdraft.
|By Fisher Investments, The Street, 02/16/2012|
In our view, stock returns are strongly positive in 2012 and the world overall grows, even though the eurozone is likely a weak spot and may even go into recession in aggregate.
|By Lara Hoffmans, Forbes, 02/15/2012|
With Ron Paul still in the running for president, it’s become popular (again) to call for a return to the gold standard.
|By Fisher Investments, iStockAnalyst, 02/13/2012|
2011 was by nearly any count a volatile year chock full of news—the majority tied to the eurozone, specifically the countries known as the PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain).
|By Lara Hoffmans, Forbes, 02/07/2012|
Come April or May (ish?) Facebook plans to join the ranks of Tech IPOs, probably aiming to be more like Google and less like Pets.com. Though who knows?
Ken Fisher and his firm’s Investment Policy Committee detail their market and macroeconomic forecast for the year ahead.
|By Fisher Investments, The Street, 02/06/2012|
Three years into the eurozone's peripheral debt saga, a ton of political and financial capital has been spent, the euro hasn't suddenly shattered and a eurozone-born financial panic hasn't erupted.