Financial Columnist

Ken Fisher is a regular contributor to several publications, including Germany’s Focus Money, Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen, the Netherland’s largest newspaper, De Telegraaf, Switzerland’s leading business paper, Handelszeitung, Spain’s largest business website and newspaper, El Economista, Italy’s third largest newspaper and number one business paper, Il Sole 24 Ore, France’s L’Opinion, Belgium’s La Libre, Austria’s Trend, Caixin—often referred to as the Bloomberg of China, the Hong Kong Economic Journal, Taiwan’s Business Weekly, and South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Ilbo.

Ken is perhaps best known for his "Portfolio Strategy" column in Forbes magazine, which ran from 1984 through 2016, making him the longest continuously running columnist in Forbes’ history. You can navigate the full history of Ken Fisher’s market calls through his writings in Forbes via the Ken Fisher interactive timeline.

Not all past forecasts were, nor future forecasts will be, as accurate as those presented here. Forecasts are Ken Fisher's personal forecasts of the overall market as published in Forbes and do not represent the performance of Fisher Investments. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. Investing in securities involves the risk of loss.

September's Stock Slide Won't De-FANG This Bull Market

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Friday, September 25, 2020

Tech is tanking, so bye-bye bull market—that’s logic many pundits peddled ever since the FANGs and big name Tech stocks started September’s swoon. They claim Tech fueled the market’s post-March rise--so what kills Tech, kills this young bull market, too. It sounds compelling. But it’s wrong. This global rebound—and Tech’s leadership in it—is far more durable than most fathom. Here’s why.

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How Stocks Behave Before And After Elections

By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, Tuesday, September 15, 2020

How the market reacts to presidential elections boils down to confirmation bias, uncertainty and the market’s natural job of pre-pricing. Let me explain.

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Value Isn't Dead, But No Sector Is Ever 'Due' For A Rally

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Thursday, September 3, 2020

Depending on who you ask, value stocks are set to soar….or dead as a doornail. Value’s tub-thumpers say growth stocks’ decade-plus dominance can’t endure—particularly with value’s penchant for zooming early in bull markets. Disbelievers argue Big Tech’s supremacy alongside private equity and indexing’s rise seal value’s casket. Wrong and wrong. Value isn’t dead. But the 2020 bear market’s peculiarities make a nearterm comeback unlikely. Here’s why.

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My reaction to the S&P 500’s record high this week

By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, Friday, August 21, 2020

The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Tuesday, just five months after falling into bear market territory due to the government-imposed economic lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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To Gain An Investing Edge Analyze The Data Devotees, Not The Data

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Friday, July 10, 2020

How can you gain an investing edge? That timeless question has confounded investors almost forever. Many fixate on data, thinking quick data access mines magical statistical relationships. “Quantitative” fund managers run vast sums on this premise. It isn’t just them: Belief in data’s dominance abounds.

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The Behavioral Bias Blinding Investors To A New Bull Market

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Legendary 19th century financier JP Morgan said, “A man generally has two good reasons for doing a thing—one that sounds good, and a real one.” Pundits cite loads of seemingly smart reasons you should dismiss global stocks’ rally since March. But their real reason? Admitting the upturn is real also admits they were wrong.

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My thoughts on the new bull market

By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The best forecaster the world has ever known, the stock market, had to pre-price the reality of the grim economic impact of global governmentalimposed lockdowns aimed to slow the spread of coronavirus. But after that, the S&P 500 recovered over 75% of its losses and isn’t far from new record highs.

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