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

Gold Isn't a Hedge for Alien Invasion Let Alone Inflation, Commodities Explained

Gold Isn't a Hedge for Alien Invasion Let Alone Inflation, Commodities Explained

Gold and industrial metals are up lately -- but they still aren't great investments, says Fisher Investments.

The Small Cap Trump Bump Was So Short-Lived -- Here's Why

The Small Cap Trump Bump Was So Short-Lived -- Here's Why

It was over before the inauguration -- but many keep looking for it.

Here's Why Inflation Isn't About to Break the U.S. Stock Market

Here's Why Inflation Isn't About to Break the U.S. Stock Market

Gradual Fed tightening alongside a hot economy needn't send prices soaring -- and higher prices aren't necessarily a huge negative, either.

Americans Are Racking Up More Debt -- Here's Why We're Not Worried

Americans Are Racking Up More Debt -- Here's Why We're Not Worried

Frequent comparisons between today and an alleged pre-financial-crisis debt buildup are off the mark.

Don't Let Currency Swings Scare You Out of a Global Investment Strategy

Don't Let Currency Swings Scare You Out of a Global Investment Strategy

Currency effects sometimes boost returns on foreign stocks; sometimes they dampen them. But global investing is still worthwhile.

Unlike Total Eclipses, Volatility Doesn't Operate on a Schedule

Unlike Total Eclipses, Volatility Doesn't Operate on a Schedule

Markets have been quiet of late -- but this says nothing about when the next correction may strike.

Why Tragic Terrorist Attacks Haven't Crushed Financial Markets

Why Tragic Terrorist Attacks Haven't Crushed Financial Markets

Despite a new spate of attacks in Spain and Finland, stocks' history suggest they'll remain resilient.

Corporate America's Strong Q2 Surprises Naysayers -- But It Shouldn't

Corporate America's Strong Q2 Surprises Naysayers -- But It Shouldn't

While earnings have been volatile in recent quarters, few appreciate how healthy broad markets are.

Bond Markets Aren't Bubbly, so Don't Let Greenspan Freak You Out

Bond Markets Aren't Bubbly, so Don't Let Greenspan Freak You Out

A look at supply and demand shows bond markets aren't irrationally overheated today.

Watch for These Signs of a Risky Retirement Investment Strategy -- Part 2

Watch for These Signs of a Risky Retirement Investment Strategy -- Part 2

Why you should diversify your bonds as well as stock funds, prepare an emergency fund and not hold too much cash.