Book Chronicles Ken Fisher's 25 Year Anniversary in Forbes

The Making of a Market GuruKen Fisher's prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran from 1984 to 2017, making him the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history. Ken Fisher's longevity is underpinned by his insightful, concise, and often witty observations on investing, markets, stocks, economics, and politics-anything and everything to help readers become better investors.

"It's Ken's unique perspective on the world that makes him such an asset. Thankfully for us--and you--Ken's next 25 years promise to be even more fruitful than his first 25 at FORBES." 
-Forbes Editor-in-Chief, Steve Forbes

The new book, The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher, takes a look at Ken Fisher's impressive public record with additional hindsight commentary. How accurate were his many broad market calls, and how well did his specific stock recommendations perform? The book presents each of Ken Fisher's columns through the years so readers can decide for themselves.

The Making of a Guru truly carries readers on a journey through markets and history. A snapshot of Ken Fisher's forecasts and excerpts from the book are offered here on this site as an introduction. Be sure to pick up your copy of The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher today.

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2 Based on a report completed in 2013 by CXO Advisory Group. The final report, titled “Guru Grades”, contains accuracy ratings for 68 forecasters collected over a period from 2005 to 2012 including market forecasts by Ken Fisher as published in Forbes. Ken Fisher's market forecasts in Forbes represent his personal forecasts of the overall market and are not an indication of the performance of Fisher Investments. Not all forecasts may be as accurate as those in the past. Investing in securities involves the risk of loss. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

About Ken Fisher

  • 32 years plus Forbes "Portfolio Strategy" columnist
  • Recognized as one of the top 30 most influential individuals in the investment industry over the last 30 years1
  • Author of 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers
  • Among top-ranked market forecasters by CXO Advisory Group2
  • Executive Chairman of multi-billion dollar firm, Fisher Investments

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