About Ken Fisher: Bestselling Author, Financial Columnist, Fisher Investments Executive Chairman

Kenneth Fisher is perhaps best known for his Forbes "Portfolio Strategy" column which ran from 1984 to 2017, making him the longest continuously running columnist in the magazine’s history.

Ken Fisher has written eleven books, including four New York Times bestsellers, 2010's Debunkery: Learn It, Do It, and Profit From It, 2009's How to Smell a Rat, 2008's The Ten Roads to Riches and 2006's The Only Three Questions that Count. His most recent books are Beat The Crowd (March 2015), Plan Your Prosperity (November 2012) and The Little Book of Market Myths (January 2013) by John Wiley & Sons. His Super Stocks was 1984's bestselling stock market book. Others include 1987's The Wall Street Waltz and 1993's 100 Minds that Made the Market–both recently re-released by John Wiley & Sons. In addition to English, Ken's books have been translated into Chinese, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Romanian, and Thai, reaching of 3/4 of global GDP.2

Ken Fisher is a regular contributor to several publications, including USA Today, Financial Times in the UK, Børsen in Denmark, De Telegraaf in The Netherlands and Focus Money in Germany. His early 1970s theoretical work pioneered a tool known as the Price-to-Sales ratio, now a core part of financial curriculum. A prize-winning researcher, Ken's credits span a multitude of professional and scholarly journals-in both traditional and behavioral finance. In 2010, Ken was named one of the industry's 30 most influential people over the previous 30 years on Investment Advisor magazine's prestigious IA-30-30 list  (Investment Advisor, Thirty for Thirty, 5/1/2010). In 2011, Ken was also named to Investment Advisor's IA25 list of influential people in the investment community (Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments: The Extended 2011 IA25 Profile).

Ken Fisher is the founder and Executive Chairman of Fisher Investments, one of the largest independent registered investment advisory firms with 50,000 private clients and $100 billion under management.3 Fisher Investments' clients also include Fortune 500 corporations, foundations and endowments, religious organizations, sovereign wealth funds, governments and more. Fisher Investments' wholly-owned subsidiaries include: Fisher Investments UK, offering services to investors in the UK, and Grüner Fisher Investments GmbH, serving investors in Germany.

Kenneth Fisher's hobbies include the history of Kings Mountain, California, and 19th century redwood lumbering and anything about redwoods. He and his wife, Sherrilyn, have three adult sons.

2 Based on countries' official languages and GDP reported by the IMF, as of April 2013.

3 As of 7/1/2018, Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries manage over $100 billion in assets—over $53 billion for North American private investors, over $38 billion for institutional investors and over $7 billion for European private investors.

Other Books by Kenneth Fisher

Beat the Crowd

Beat The Crowd - How You Can Out-Invest the Herd by Thinking Differently

by Ken Fisher with Elisabeth Dellinger
March 2015, Hardcover 320 pages

The Little Book of Market Myths

How to Profit by Avoiding the Investing Mistakes Everyone Else Makes

(Little Book. Big Profits)
by Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
January 2013, Hardcover
206 pages

Plan Your Prosperity

The Only Retirement Guide You’ll Ever Need Starting Now – Whether You’re 22, 52 or 82

by Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
November 2012, Hardcover
192 Pages

Markets Never Forget(But People Do):

Markets Never Forget (But People Do): How Your Memory Is Costing You Money and Why This Time Isn't Different

by Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
November 2011, Hardcover

Ken Fisher Debunkery

Debunkery: Learn It, Do It, and Profit From It

by Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
September 2010, Hardcover

Ten Roads to Riches

The Ten Roads to Riches

by Ken Fisher with Lara Hoffmans
October 2008, Hardcover

Only Three Questions that Count

The Only Three Questions That Count

by Ken Fisher, with Jennifer Chou, Lara Hoffmans, Foreword by Jim Cramer
December 2006, Hardcover

100 Minds that Made the Market

100 Minds That Made the Market

by Ken Fisher
Re-released from Wiley under the Fisher Investment Series, August 2007
(First published by Pacific Publishing Group in 1991)

Wall Street Waltz

The Wall Street Waltz

by Ken Fisher
Re-released from Wiley under the Fisher Investment Series, November 2007
(First published by Contemporary Books, 1987)

Super Stocks

Super Stocks

by Ken Fisher
McGraw Hill, 2007
(First published by Dow Jones-Irwin, 1984)


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