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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

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...

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’...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

Globalization: The Economic Scourge That Quite Simply Isn't - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

It's popular among politicians, particularly in an election year, to bemoan the death of various aspects of American life-whether cultural, political or economic-because it allows ...

Angry Birds: Fun Game or Innocent Wind Power Victims? - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

Outside of peripheral debt troubles, there's another fairly common European theme. It's difficult to spy in major media sources, but several European countries are drastically cutt...

Is Hydraulic Fracturing Environmentally Safe? - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

Is fracking environmentally safe? That's a key question surrounding the fast-growing method of gas and oil extraction-and one that's triggered debate since the process became more ...

India's Unfortunate Political and Economic U-Turn - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

What a difference two and a half years make: In May 2009, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won a landslide reelection on his platform of economic reform, and high hopes drove I...

The Wealth Gap Is An Entirely Political Invention - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released data indicating 15.1% of Americans were living below the poverty line in 2010 - the third consecutive annual increase and up from 12.5% in ...

Time and Patience Is What Will Fix the Employment Problem - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

Seems everyone these days has a suggestion for "fixing the jobs problem." Which we'd agree is improving slower than most would like. But in our view, employment recovery comes most...

The Debt Ceiling, and Evaluation Of Economic Efficiency - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

Now that the debt ceiling debate's been settled, a 12-member congressional commission will scrutinize where and how taxpayer dollars are spent. Presumably, some of those conversati...

High Unemployment Shouldn't Hinder Equities/Growth - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

High unemployment remains a major headline grabber-with the implication that ongoing high unemployment (which even ticked up with the last BLS release) is a material economic negat...

Energy: Addressing the Rising Fracas Over Fracking - Fisher Investments RealClearMarkets

The media seem to be fighting increasingly hostile wars over hydraulic fracturing. But extant data make a few points clear. (Editor's Note: This article does NOT recommend individu...