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

Watch for These Signs of a Risky Retirement Investment Strategy -- Part 1

Watch for These Signs of a Risky Retirement Investment Strategy -- Part 1

Even a portfolio sporting nice returns might be hiding some big (and unnecessary) risks.

Downgrading Ratings Agencies: A Look Back at the S&P Decision That Didn't Shake the World

Downgrading Ratings Agencies: A Look Back at the S&P Decision That Didn't Shake the World

A debt ceiling standoff cost the U.S. its AAA credit rating in 2011 -- and nothing happened.

Low Volatility During Crises Doesn't Mean Markets Aren't Asleep at the Wheel

Low Volatility During Crises Doesn't Mean Markets Aren't Asleep at the Wheel

Quiet markets and a turbulent world are perfectly consistent -- and forgetting it can lead to poor investment decisions.

What Labor Force Participation Says About Investor Confidence

What Labor Force Participation Says About Investor Confidence

Folks still fret declining labor force participation--but the prime-age rate tells a different story.

Why Aug. 9 Wasn't Financial Crisis's 10th Anniversary — And Why You Should Care

Why Aug. 9 Wasn't Financial Crisis's 10th Anniversary — And Why You Should Care

Three BNP Paribas hedge funds failed a decade ago -- but the crisis's true cause didn't emerge until months later.

Why Quantifying Partisanship Doesn't Work (And Why Stocks Don't Mind)

Why Quantifying Partisanship Doesn't Work (And Why Stocks Don't Mind)

A new partisan conflict index is at record highs--but its methods and conclusions are dubious.

A Summertime Eurozone Progress Report

A Summertime Eurozone Progress Report

Recent economic data highlight how far the eurozone has come over the past several years.

The Dollar Doesn't Dictate Stocks' Next Move

The Dollar Doesn't Dictate Stocks' Next Move

Whether the dollar is "strong" or "weak," it doesn't mean much for stocks.

Is Facebook Really a Tech Company?

Is Facebook Really a Tech Company?

What potential sector changes can teach us about diversification and evolving markets.

MyRA, We Hardly Knew Ya: How the Private Sector Beat an Obama Savings Plan

MyRA, We Hardly Knew Ya: How the Private Sector Beat an Obama Savings Plan

A costly and unnecessary federal retirement savings option bites the dust.