Ken Fisher’s Price-to-Sales Ratio and Super Stock Picks

While investors and the media focus on a stock’s PE ratio, investing guru Kenneth Fisher affords more attention to the price-sales ratio as a valuation measure, writes Validea CEO John Reese in a recent Forbes article. Reese outlines the Fisher investment philosophy and related criteria that inspired one of his stock screening models. Using this model, Reese identifies the following five high-scoring picks: Steelcase (SCS) provides an integrated portfolio of furniture settings, user-centered technologies and… Read More

Ken Fisher’s Wish List

In last week’s Forbes, money manager Ken Fisher offers a list of things he is grateful for as well as a wish list for the year ahead. He is grateful that: the election “noise and nonsense” is fading away; America’s stocks hit new highs as what he calls our “joyless bull market trudged on;” the global economy grew, albeit slowly “despite the endless stupid policies and regulations that governments and central banks keep spewing;” China… Read More

Fisher: The “Fog” of Uncertainty Good for Stocks

Ken Fisher, Forbes Magazine columnist and successful investment manager, explains why the uncertainty that investors are fearful of will subside with time and why this is good for stocks. He identifies a number of issues investors are wrestling with – China’s growth, the US presidential election, falling oil, Brexit, negative interest rates and a profits recession. These concerns, according to Fisher, could all be largely priced into the market and as we move through each… Read More

Fisher: Parallels with the 1990s

  Long-time Forbes contributor and Fisher Investments CEO Ken Fisher opines that “the most stunning unnoted market phenomena right now are parallels between the past eight years and the period between 1988 and 1997,” which he suggests could mean that “this bull cycle may last longer than anyone imagines – maybe the longest ever.” Fisher analogizes the S&L crisis to the home mortgage crisis, as well as the government programs to address them and the… Read More

Fisher: Market Correction Mirroring 1997. Bull Will Resume.

Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments chairman & CEO, says this correction looks very similar to that of 1997, which was referred to as the Asian Contagion. Like then, this correction has been influenced largely by uncertainty around currencies. Also similarly to 1997, the most recent correction is during a period of low interest rates, falling commodity prices and has come after a long period of time without the market seeing a 10% pullback. In addition, according… Read More

Fisher: Don't Battle The Bull

While it has been much maligned, the current bull market isn’t much different than past bulls that followed major bear markets, according to Kenneth Fisher. And, Fisher says, the bull could run for quite a while more.

Fisher: Don’t Battle The Bull

While it has been much maligned, the current bull market isn’t much different than past bulls that followed major bear markets, according to Kenneth Fisher. And, Fisher says, the bull could run for quite a while more.

Fisher: It Sounds Crazy, But …

Worried about the U.S. economy? Emerging markets? Europe? Kenneth Fisher says not to focus on short term problems, but instead the enormous long term potential he sees in play. “Forget today’s myopic warnings of emerging markets meltdown, deflation death spirals, perma-stagnation and all the rest,” Fisher writes in The Financial Times. “In 20 years your world will be exponentially more prosperous and your quality of life immeasurably better.”