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, elEconomista; 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; South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Mint; and Japan’s Diamond Weekly.

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.

What Flip-Flopping Dollar Fears Say About The Stock Market

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Remember last summer? Pundits warned the falling dollar foretold economic and market doom? Continued growth and surging stocks proved notions of greenback prescience were phooey. Now, doomers fear the reverse: a rising dollar—claiming it signals a stalling global recovery—and looming danger for US stocks. More hogwash.

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Bloqueo político y efecto en bolsa

By Ken Fisher, elEconomista, Monday, April 12, 2021

El tenso comienzo de legislatura en EEUU, los cuantiosos planes de gasto y las subidas de impuestos del presidente Joe Biden, el culebrón italiano y, por supuesto, la onda expansiva de la bronca en Murcia que ha llegado a la Comunidad de Madrid, donde Pablo Iglesias espera ocupar algún puesto tras dejar la vicepresidencia del Gobierno: todas estas noticias evidencian que el ruido acapara los titulares y la atención de los inversores, pero no dejan de ser palabrería.

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Don't Worry, Stocks Already Priced The Biden Tax Hikes

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Monday, April 5, 2021

Tax hikes are coming! Tax hikes are coming! Yikes, Yikes, Yikes! Pundits tizzy it up over President Biden’s rumored plan, fearing multi-faceted new, huge hikes will whack stocks. They warn budget reconciliation means Biden can slam-dunk it all with Democrats only. Take a deep breath: Internal Democratic divisions will dilute any tax legislation that passes. But, even if I’m wrong on that, it still won’t whack stocks. Let me explain.

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The Hidden Lesson in Tech Stocks’ Winter Stumble

By Ken Fisher, LinkedIn, Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Pundits are crowing—arguing Tech’s year-to-date lag marks the start of a major market shift. Yes, again. To them, this time is for sure. They say vaccine rollouts, fast-approaching re-openings and rising interest rates killed the sector’s pandemic-era dominance—bad news for investors with big tilts toward the Tech-heavy S&P 500. Maybe! I’d bet not.

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$1.9 Trillion Glimmers Of Gridlock's Greatness For Stocks

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Friday, March 12, 2021

The Green New Deal. Medicare for All. Huge income and capital gainstax hikes. Wealth taxes. These policy ideas, and similar others, plagued many investors since 2020’s election campaign kicked off. Now, halfway through the Democrat-“controlled” government’s first 100 days, the recent debate over the administration’s $1.9 trillion COVID aid package showed you again those extreme ideas stand no chance. Gridlock rules Washington—a positive for stocks.

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Noticias que ya no preocupan a las bolsas

By Ken Fisher, elEconomista, Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Habrá oído que la demora en la distribución de las vacunas en Europa lastrará la economía y, fruto de la desilusión, hundirá sus infladas acciones...

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How to Know What Everyone Else Is Sweating, So That You Don't Have To

By Ken Fisher, Real Clear Markets, Monday, March 1, 2021

Heard this one yet? British and American value stocks are set to surge as swift vaccine rollouts accelerate reopening. How could you not? This theory, or versions of it, gobsplatter financial  airwaves everywhere. But acting on this forgets one key timeless lesson 2020’s stock market taught: the more headlines hype something, the more you know markets already weighed it—and moved on past it.

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