Todd Bliman

Founded in 1979, Fisher Investments is an independent investment adviser with offices in Washington and California. The firm serves a global client base across two principal business units, Fisher Investments Institutional Group and Fisher Investments Private Client Group. For more information, visit www.fisherinvestments.com or its financial Webzine, www.marketminder.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

Portugal, No Longer Contagious, Is on the Rebound

Portugal, No Longer Contagious, Is on the Rebound

Portugal wasn't the center of last year's contagion fears but now it's out of the EU/IMF/ECB bailout and rebounding.

Bubble Trouble? Not Now

Bubble Trouble? Not Now

Investors have plenty to be optimistic about in this current market.

Climbing Through the Debt Ceiling

Climbing Through the Debt Ceiling

Once Congress compromises, the Treasury can issue as much debt as needed to repay those IOUs. So over time the impact on profits is slim to none.

What Stock Investors Should Do About Global Warming

What Stock Investors Should Do About Global Warming

Should global warming even be a factor in your stock-selection process? Yes, but not for the reasons you think.

Ignore the European Central Bank

Ignore the European Central Bank

Stock market investors have been overly focused -- and overly worried about -- the European Central Bank. Here's why.

Why Ben Bernanke's QE Is No Stimulus for Gold

Why Ben Bernanke's QE Is No Stimulus for Gold

QE isn't inflationary and gold isn't a reliable hedge against inflation.

Worries About Chinese Banks Are Overwrought

Worries About Chinese Banks Are Overwrought

Chinese authorities likely engineered the country's recent 'crisis' to rein in off-balance-sheet bank lending.

Don't Fret Higher Mortgage Rates

Don't Fret Higher Mortgage Rates

Higher mortgage rates could help housing markets sustain their run. And as sentiment improves, stocks could get a boost.

U.S. Demand Is Alive and Well

U.S. Demand Is Alive and Well

There's plenty of consumer demand out there. Now the economy needs the government and the Federal Reserve to step out of the way.

Is Inflation a Psychological or a Monetary Phenomenon?

Is Inflation a Psychological or a Monetary Phenomenon?

Here's why you shouldn't fear higher inflation from the U.S., U.K. and Japan's massive quantitative easing efforts.