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By Stash J. Graham
Managing Director of Graham Capital Wealth Mgmt. 

With interest rates rising, where should people invest?


Last updated 1/24/2019 at 9:54pm

Everybody has an opinion about where the economy is headed, but at least one variable has been pinned down – the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates into the foreseeable future. The Fed recently announced that it is lifting its federal funds’ target rate, a benchmark for many consumer and business loans, by a quarter-point to a range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent. It also stuck with its previous forecast for three more rate increases in 2019.

This increase is a game changer for investors. Over the last 12 years, investors grew used to rock-bottom interest rates and che...

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Reader Comments

tomsuttle writes:

There are words often quoted that are of uncertain origin, but of certain truth: 'If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.' And I'm no economist, but I can tell you one thing for sure... It's been a long time since the Fed was really sure of anything it would end up doing over any extended period of time; regardless of what they might be saying.


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