By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Friday, February 12, 2021
The hubbub surrounding GameStop’s recent boom—and bust—has many bemoaning retail investors getting the shaft. Brokerages halted trading in hedge funds’ favor, allegedly. Congressional hearings loom, with opportunistic politicians from both parties screeching about markets stacked against the “little guy.” As i see it, they’re rigged to benefit investors big and small. Today, it’s easier than ever to take advantage. Let me explain.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Thursday, January 28, 2021
America’s tense election and inauguration are now behind us. The last bit of U.S. election uncertainty? Gone. Next up--a toothless global political year. With few elections scheduled and gridlock ruling globally, big legislation won’t come from any major economy in 2021. Pockets of political uncertainty are small and far-flung. Enjoy the inactivity as stocks ride gridlock higher.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Despite 2020’s angst, the global economy is poised to rebound. Sentiment is warming. A politically tumultuous lame-duck stretch should yield to an increasingly benign political backdrop. It’s a recipe for US and world stocks to shine in 2021. Keep your cool, though—while most believe we are early in the upturn, I see this bull market stealthily slipping into its later stages.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Can anything stop this bull market? Seemingly ever fewer investors think so. The unadulterated panic ruling markets last February and March seems ancient, with increasingly optimistic pundits seeing gains ahead. That view seems justified. But its rapid spread symbolizes a warning: Just as you had to conquer your emotions to reap this nine-month-old bull market’s gains to date, you now must keep emotion at bay—just a different one.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Tuesday, December 8, 2020
That multiple COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out globally has sparked widespread hope—and pharma fever among investors. Snap up vaccinemaker shares now, the thinking goes, and you’ll catch a slice of the riches these moonshots promise. But beware.
By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, Monday, December 7, 2020
With just weeks before Georgia’s two January 5th Senate runoff votes that will determine “control” of the chamber, agitation grows. But to stocks, the election’s outcome is already clear. Come 2021, gridlock rules America. Set aside your party biases briefly and let me show you why this is great investing news.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Friday, November 27, 2020
Following America’s election, you may be blissful over Biden’s win or terrified by Trump’s (apparent) defeat. But cold, emotionless stocks view this election differently.
By Ken Fisher, CNBC TV18, Thursday, November 12, 2020
As funds appear to be flowing from growth stocks to value stocks or from stay at home stocks to economy stocks, will this move last? CNBC-TV18’s Latha Venkatesh spoke to Kenneth Fisher, Founder and Chairman of Fisher Investments.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Tuesday, November 10, 2020
For investors, it is critical to understand that stocks don’t view China— or any country—through a sociopolitical lens. Follow their lead and you’ll see how China adds fuel to the global bull market—and proves normalcy can return post-pandemic.
By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Monday, October 26, 2020
Cut, cut, hike! Potential tax changes boggle pundits’ minds as the election nears.