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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Investors?

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean For Investors?


This article was posted on Tuesday, 08:05, UTC.

With interest rates inching upward in the U.S. and elsewhere following a period of sustained low rates, what should investors do to maximize their earnings? Last month, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signaled it will raise interest rates more this year. This followed a raise in December, the first in more than a year. Interest rates can impact all types of investments, from savings accounts to certificates of deposits, to investment grade equities, to high quality debt, to junk bonds. Market Reaction Uncertain When interest rates rise, the price of bonds drops, according to Investopedia. Many analysts predicted…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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