Fisher Investments Launches Global Market Perspective Blog

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New blog offers perspectives on market-related topics and news outside the US

Fisher Investments launched a new blog, Global Market Perspective, offering a look at what’s going on outside the US. The blog covers economic and market-related events, including geopolitical developments and international commerce, as well as interesting topics that can help investors learn about global capital markets.

A recent article entitled, "Fisher Investments Research Uncovers Four Things You Might Have Missed," details several trends often overlooked in the global economy. Specifically, the article highlights four major points:

  • Japan’s economy is enjoying a post-earthquake rebound, with bank lending, machine tool orders and money supply up, while bankruptcies have fallen.
  • Global trade is getting freer. Countries have begun embracing free trade as a way to encourage economic growth.
  • US corporate earnings are at all-time highs and still growing. To boot, revenues are also near all-time highs.
  • Chinese lending jumped significantly in October, well ahead of forecasts. Loan growth had cooled in recent months, but the recent jump may be a precursor to additional lending in 2012 as loan quotas reset.

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The Global Perspective Blog, written by the same staff that contributes to, is also supported by Fisher Investments’ in-house research team. The research team conducts in-depth analysis on sectors, regions and specific securities, supporting the firm’s Investment Policy Committee in its strategic decision making.

About Fisher Investments

Founded in 1979, Fisher Investments is an independent, privately-owned money management firm with tens of billions under management. Fisher Investments maintains two principal business units, Fisher Investments Institutional Group and Fisher Investments Private Client Group, which serve a global client base of diverse investors. Fisher Investments' clients include over 100 large institutions and over 25,000 high net worth individuals. Founder and CEO Ken Fisher has written the Forbes "Portfolio Strategy" column for over 27 years, has written eight books on investing and personal finance (four of which are bestsellers), and was recently named by Investment Advisor magazine as one of the 30 most influential industry individuals in the last 30 years (Thirty for Thirty, May 2010).

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