Talking Money: The pulsing non-urban world vs the bull market
An interview with wealth manager Ken Fisher
All this week Money Makers has been discussing Brexit – what it might mean for investors and for the economy in the UK and overseas. In this latest podcast in the series, Jonathan Davis talks to Ken Fisher, the West Coast money manager who also has a very successful wealth management firm in the UK and is a widely read columnist in Forbes and the FT.
Fisher explains why Brexit will have less of an impact than people think, what everyone has overlooked about Donald Trump’s challenge for the US presidency in the meantime, and why the biggest threat to one of the longest but least enthusiastic bull markets in history doesn’t reside in any of the major cities on earth – but in the rural hinterlands, where all is not calm…
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Ken founded Fisher Investments in 1979, which is now a multi-billion dollar money management firm serving large institutions and high net worth individuals throughout most of the developed world. He currently servers as Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer.
Perhaps best known for his prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column, Ken’s 30 years of high-profile market calls make him the third-longest running columnist in Forbes history. His Forbes market forecasts are among America’s most accurate as measured by independent third-party CXO Advisory Group.
Ken has also been published, interviewed and/or written about in numerous publications globally. He writes a weekly column for Germany’s Focus Money magazine and monthly columns in the UK’s Financial Times.
From 1984 through 2015 Ken wrote 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers.