Ken Fisher is perhaps best known for his Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column, where a 30-plus year tenure of high profile market calls makes him the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history. From 2005-2012, his Forbes market forecasts were among the most accurate as measured by third-party CXO Advisory Group,1 the research firm whose “Guru Grades” rated the accuracy of publicly available expert forecasts on the stock market.
In 2010, he was recognized as one of the top 30 most influential individuals in the investment industry over the last 30 years.2 In 2011, he was recognized by Investment Advisor magazines IA 25 list of the most influential people in the advisory community. In addition, Ken Fisher has been published, interviewed and /or been written about in numerous American, British and German finance and business periodicals. He writes a weekly column for Focus Money, a leading German magazine, and a monthly column for the Financial Times.
Ken Fisher has written ten previous books, including four New York Times bestsellers: 2006’s The Only Three Questions That Count, 2008’s The Ten Roads to Riches, 2009’s How to Smell a Rat, and 2010’s Debunkery. In 1984, his Super Stocks was the year’s best-selling stock market book. Others include 1987’s The Wall Street Waltz and 1993’s 100 Minds That Made the Market, both re-released by John Wiley & Sons in 2007.
Ken Fisher is the Executive Chairman of Fisher Investments, an independent, fee-only investment adviser with $71 billion under management3. Fisher Investments maintains four principal business units, Fisher Investments Institutional Group, Fisher Investments Private Client Group, Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions Group and Fisher Investments International Group, which serve a global client base of diverse investors. The clients of Fisher Investments and its affiliates include over 175 large institutions and over 35,000 high net worth individuals.3 The firm’s wholly owned subsidiaries include: Fisher Investments Europe, offering its services to investors in the UK and Continental Europe, and Grüner Fisher Investments GmbH, servicing investors in Germany.
Ken Fisher’s hobbies include the history of Kings Mountain, California and 19th century redwood lumbering history.