Ken Fisher’s Wish List

In last week’s Forbes, money manager Ken Fisher offers a list of things he is grateful for as well as a wish list for the year ahead. He is grateful that: the election “noise and nonsense” is fading away; America’s stocks hit new highs as what he calls our “joyless bull market trudged on;” the […]

Fisher: The “Fog” of Uncertainty Good for Stocks

Ken Fisher, Forbes Magazine columnist and successful investment manager, explains why the uncertainty that investors are fearful of will subside with time and why this is good for stocks. He identifies a number of issues investors are wrestling with – China’s growth, the US presidential election, falling oil, Brexit, negative interest rates and a profits […]

Fisher: Parallels with the 1990s

  Long-time Forbes contributor and Fisher Investments CEO Ken Fisher opines that “the most stunning unnoted market phenomena right now are parallels between the past eight years and the period between 1988 and 1997,” which he suggests could mean that “this bull cycle may last longer than anyone imagines – maybe the longest ever.” Fisher […]

Fisher: Don’t Battle The Bull

While it has been much maligned, the current bull market isn’t much different than past bulls that followed major bear markets, according to Kenneth Fisher. And, Fisher says, the bull could run for quite a while more.

Fisher: Don't Battle The Bull

While it has been much maligned, the current bull market isn’t much different than past bulls that followed major bear markets, according to Kenneth Fisher. And, Fisher says, the bull could run for quite a while more.

Fisher: It Sounds Crazy, But …

Worried about the U.S. economy? Emerging markets? Europe? Kenneth Fisher says not to focus on short term problems, but instead the enormous long term potential he sees in play. “Forget today’s myopic warnings of emerging markets meltdown, deflation death spirals, perma-stagnation and all the rest,” Fisher writes in The Financial Times. “In 20 years your […]

Why Catalysts Don’t Matter

After what has been a stellar 2013 for stocks, many investors are now wondering if there are any catalysts that can push the market even higher in 2014. But Michael Hanson of Fisher Investments’ MarketMinder says catalysts are not a requirement for market gains. “In times of broad market skepticism and even mild optimism, investors […]

Fisher: QE Can’t End Soon Enough

One of the common themes in the media regarding the stock market in recent years has been that investors are fearful of the Federal Reserve cutting back on its quantitative easing efforts. Top strategist Ken Fisher doesn’t buy that logic. “This is just such rot. Why would they fear rising long-term rates? Higher rates are […]

Fisher on Why You Shouldn’t Fear a Recession

Fearful of a recession? Top strategist and Forbes columnist Kenneth Fisher says to take a step back and relax. In his latest column, Fisher talks about the recession-forecasting prowess of the Leading Economic Index, developed decades ago by Wesley C. Mitchell of the National Bureau of Economic Research. “Modified minutely since then, it has always fallen […]

Fisher Looks to “Hero CEOs”

Ken Fisher says that, with the bull market maturing, investors can make hay by keying on star CEOs. “Usually the first third of a bull market is led by stocks bouncing back from getting crushed in the prior bear,” Fisher writes in his latest Forbes column. “But the last two-thirds of bulls are usually led […]

Fisher Boosts Japan Exposure, Calls Out Media

Ken Fisher says he’s increased his exposure to Japan in the wake of the recent crisis — and he says the media is “fanning the hysteria” surrounding the nuclear situation there. Fisher tells Advisor One that he has “increased weight in Japan and picked up some other things, mostly technology, on the presumption that things […]