Fisher Investments

Founded in 1979, Fisher Investments is an independent, fee-only investment adviser serving investors globally. The firm develops custom-tailored portfolio strategies that align with each client’s financial goals, helping them achieve their long-term retirement needs.

Fisher Investments believes strongly in the importance of investor education. Founder and Executive Chairman Ken Fisher has a long tradition of contributing original research and insights to the world of investing.  Fisher is a prize-winning researcher, a regular columnist in several top financial publications, and author of multiple books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers.

Continuing this commitment to investor education, Fisher Investments is proud to partner with TheStreet.com to provide valuable insights to its readers. By highlighting common investing misperceptions, providing guidance around retirement planning, and discussing how current events might affect markets, we hope to help readers become smarter investors and avoid many of the pitfalls on the road to retirement.

To learn more about Fisher Investments, please visit www.fisherinvestments.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

Why You Don't Need to Worry About Mario Draghi's Non-Taper Taper

Why You Don't Need to Worry About Mario Draghi's Non-Taper Taper

Worries about the European Central bank's slowing bond purchases are overblown -- as recent history shows.

When It Comes to Fed Chair Hype, Don't Bank on the Deluge of Opinions

When It Comes to Fed Chair Hype, Don't Bank on the Deluge of Opinions

Who knows what Jerome Powell will do as head of the Fed?

Dreams Of a World-Reserve Bitcoin Are No Threat to the U.S. Dollar

Dreams Of a World-Reserve Bitcoin Are No Threat to the U.S. Dollar

The IMF's idea to create its own digital currency is merely interesting trivia at this point, not a threat to the U.S. dollar.

Here Are the Lessons 2007 Bull Market's Peak Can Teach Investors

Here Are the Lessons 2007 Bull Market's Peak Can Teach Investors

Bear-market panic forgets bull markets always follow -- often faster than expected.

What Investors Can Learn From 'Blade Runner's' Vision of the Future

What Investors Can Learn From 'Blade Runner's' Vision of the Future

Yesterday's corporate behemoths frequently fade away in a dynamic economy, confounding long-term forecasts.

How Indebted Are Americans, Really? The Answer Will Surprise You

How Indebted Are Americans, Really? The Answer Will Surprise You

A review of the U.S.'s balance sheet reveals a clean bill of health.

Home Sweet Home? Reexamining Homeownership's Wealth-Creating Potential

Home Sweet Home? Reexamining Homeownership's Wealth-Creating Potential

Compared to stocks' long-term investment returns, houses don't look quite so stellar.

Why Stock Market Corrections Aren't as Frightening as You Think

Why Stock Market Corrections Aren't as Frightening as You Think

Although headlines frequently forecast corrections, predicting them is impossible -- and dangerous, in our view.

Do Eurozone Stocks Need Integration to Rise? (Hint: They Haven't So Far)

Do Eurozone Stocks Need Integration to Rise? (Hint: They Haven't So Far)

Though the eurozone does have some structural issues, working them out isn't a prerequisite to positive returns.

A Cautionary Bitcoin Tale: Feds Take Aim at Cryptocurrency 'Ponzi Scheme'

A Cautionary Bitcoin Tale: Feds Take Aim at Cryptocurrency 'Ponzi Scheme'

Authorities say overenthusiastic Bitcoin investors were snared in a classic Ponzi scheme.