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Fisher Investments is an independent investment adviser providing portfolio management services to individual and institutional clients across the globe. The company has a long history of helping investors better understand global markets and current events through financial writing. Fisher Investments is proud to bring its insights to RealClearMarkets and help shed light on how global politics may—or may not—impact stocks. Fisher Investments believes politics is one of the stock market’s primary drivers and closely monitors global political events. The company takes a non-partisan approach to analyzing politics. It solely focuses on politics’ potential stock market impact because allowing emotions or political bias to sway portfolio decisions can lead to investing errors.

In its articles on RealClearMarkets, Fisher Investments strives to help readers decipher what may or may not be relevant to their portfolios—helping them make informed investing decisions. Regular insights into political and market activity is just one of the many services Fisher Investments provides in its mission to make the financial industry a better place for investors. Clients who work with Fisher also receive personalized portfolio management. Investment portfolios are tailored to each individual’s financial situation and needs. Clients also work with Investment Counselors, who are dedicated to getting to know clients, identifying their investment goals and keeping them on track.

Behind the scenes, Fisher Investments’ five-person Investment Policy Committee oversees all portfolio decisions for clients. Led by the company’s founder, Ken Fisher, the committee has over 130 years’ of professional investing experience and has worked closely as a unit for years. Supported by a large research staff, they lead Fisher in seeking and interpreting information differently and independently. To learn more about Fisher Investments and how the company approaches global stock markets, visit www.fisherinvestments.com.

Disclaimer: Investing in stock markets involves the risk of loss and there is no guarantee that all or any capital invested will be repaid. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns.

Fisher Investments’ Latest Insights

Fisher Investments Urges Patience After a Heated Election Season - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Emotions are still running high following Election Day and, as uncertainty persists, Fisher Investments cautions investors against making hasty portfolio decisions. In our decades ...

Why Presidential Candidates’ Tax Ideas Shouldn’t Worry Investors, According to Fisher Investments - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Editors’ note: As always, Fisher Investments’ political commentary is non-partisan by design. We favor no political party nor any politician and believe markets have no...

Explaining the Stocks/Jobs Disconnect in Early Bull Markets - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

How can the economy keep growing—and stocks keep rising—when over 15 million Americans are out of work? That question has been on investors’ minds for weeks, sinc...

A Recession Primer for Recessionary Times - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

In early 2020, governments confronted the novel coronavirus in an unprecedented way: They locked down economies, intentionally ceasing economic growth—an effort to mitigate f...

Why Dreadful Data Are No Reason to Avoid Stocks - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Historically bad unemployment, plunging retail sales, awful manufacturing numbers—how could stocks possibly rise amid such disastrous data? That is the question many pundits ...

Fisher Investments Commentary from Around the Web

Ken Fisher Answers: Will the Stock Market Retest Its March Lows? - Ted Hamlin RealClearMarkets

At the end of nearly every bear market, some investors and media warn of a potential for a double-dip—meaning stocks could tank again even after a recovery has seemingly begu...

The Myth of Capital Preservation and Growth - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Are you interested in growing your investments while preserving capital and avoiding market volatility? Of course! Some investment professionals make this pitch: “Grow your i...

Fisher Investments on the Pre-Election Decline of Political Uncertainty - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

As party conventions approach, their outcomes don’t seem in doubt. Barring a wildcard development, former Vice President Joe Biden will be the presumptive Democratic presiden...

Tax-Time Ideas for Your Investments - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

As you hammer away at your income tax returns for 2019, it’s also a great time to think about how to improve your 2020 investment tax strategy. Here are a few straightforward...

We Think This Feels Like a Correction, Not a Bear - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Days like Monday call for calm consideration, in our view....

The Iowa Debacle's Timeless Lesson for Investors - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Three days after Iowans caucused for their Democratic presidential candidates of choice, we still don't know the results. A preliminary tally shows former South Bend Mayor Pete But...

Ken Fisher on Why Investors Shouldn’t Overrate ‘Medicare for All’ Proposals - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Editors’ Note: Fisher Investments favors no party nor any candidate. We assess political developments exclusively for their market impact (or lack thereof), and we don’...

The Big 2019 Was Hardly All About Rate Cuts and Tariff Truce - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Today is New Year's Eve, and barring a late-day collapse, the S&P 500 is on course to top 30% for the year and log its best calendar-year return since 2013. The MSCI World Inde...

Tidy Up Your Finances to Make Holidays Enjoyable - Market Minder Fisher Investments

To spark maximum joy during winter, consider tidying up your finances so you can relax during the holidays. Before festivities kick off, here is a list of moves you may want—...

What Black Friday Can Tell You About 'Sell In May' & Santa Claus - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Once upon a time, we would have opened this article with a “Happy Cyber Monday!” and segued into a discussion of preliminary Black Friday retail results and why they do...

There's Much Economic Growth to Be Thankful For - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Fisher Investments on Election-Year Uncertainty: This, Too, Shall Pass - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

With the 2020 campaign starting to rev up, what should investors expect next year? Besides a barrage of round-the-clock ads, soundbites and photo-ops jockeying for your attention, ...

Never Forget, All Trade Deals Aren't Always 'Free' - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Earlier this week, headlines touted some seemingly good news on the trade front: Fifteen Asian nations had agreed in principle on key portions of a new trade deal, likely clearing ...

An Underappreciated Lesson From 1929 for Investors In 2019 - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Late last month, financial headlines “celebrated” an infamous anniversary: the 90th anniversary of Black Thursday, the 1929 Crash. Some used the date to muse on ho...

Ken Fisher on Nixing the VIX - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Many investors treat the VIX, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, as a forward-looking market indicator. The VIX, colloquially known as Wall Street’s “...

Will Uncle Sam Force Big Tech to Break Up? - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

For years, many pundits and politicians have claimed Internet behemoths are too powerful and monopolistic—preventing competition, hurting small businesses and stifling innova...

Shattering the Debt Ceiling Myth - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

Per the Treasury, “the debt limit is the total amount of money that the United States government is authorized to borrow to meet its existing legal obligations, including Soc...

Today in Brexit, Day 1,092 - Market Minder Fisher Investments

An Investor's Mental Preparatory Guide for the Democratic Debates - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Where’s the Beef? - Market Minder Fisher Investments

Seeing Through the Sea of Pre-2020 Democratic Tax Plans - Fisher Investments Editorial Staff RealClearMarkets

With 2019 nearly halfway through, 2020’s US presidential election is starting to take shape. Nearly two dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls have thrown their hats into the...

Day 17: U.S. Stock Markets & the Government Shutdown - Market Minders Fisher Investments