December 14th To 18th: A Week Of Reckoning For Global Stocks If The Fed Hikes Interest Rates?

Janet-YellenAre we about to witness widespread panic in the global financial marketplace?  This week is shaping up to be an absolutely critical week for global stocks. 
NYSE:DIA December 13, 2015 11:23pm

Investing Implications of Higher U.S. Rates

ratesReal U.S. rates have been climbing, while rates are falling in much of the rest of the world. As Russ explains, this divergence has a number of implications for investors.
NYSE:TBT November 10, 2015 3:55pm

Will The Fed Finally Raise Interest Rates In December?

Janet-YellenBob Ciura:  The U.S. Federal Reserve concluded its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday, and while the central bank left the federal funds rate near zero, it firmly put investors on notice. Investors have been waiting for any sign that the Federal Reserve would finally lift interest rates for the first time in a decade.
NYSE:TBT October 30, 2015 2:17pm

Is The Economy Ready For Higher Interest Rates? [iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF), ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF)]

ratesChad Shoop:  It happens all the time.
NYSE:DIA August 17, 2015 4:11pm

Worries About The Looming Fed Hike Spill Over

ratesMany investors are anxious about a possible bubble in stock markets, but those fears seem overblown to us. The greater near-term danger may be a more aggressive Federal Reserve.
NYSE:TBT March 10, 2015 5:38pm

5 Ways To Play Rising Rates With Hedged and Inverse ETFs

percent rateThe recent U.S. labor market data yet again corroborated the sturdy U.S. economic growth. While weak wage growth has been bothering the investing world for quite some time, a better-than-expected average hourly earnings data finally wiped out investors’ fears.
BATS:HYHG February 12, 2015 5:43pm

Why Rates Are Likely To Remain Low [ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF), iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

ratesWhile I believe that the Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to begin raising rates sooner than the market expects, rates are still likely to be low for long.
NYSE:TBT October 20, 2014 4:11pm

Can The Economy Handle Higher Interest Rates [Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF]

percent rateMichael Lombardi:  The verdict is in…
NYSE:BND September 26, 2014 3:13pm

Proof That Interest Rates Will Keep Rising

ratesMike Larson: They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and this week, you’re going to get 2,000 words that practically prove interest rates will rise.
NYSE:TBT October 2, 2013 4:07pm

Why The U.S. Tax System Is Broken

Michael Snyder: Every year average Americans pay dozens of different types of taxes, and yet many of our politicians are very open about the fact that they want to raise rates even higher
NYSE:DIA December 6, 2012 9:09pm

Why Ben Bernanke Is Setting The Stage For Another Housing Crash (GLD, SLV, TZA, FAZ, XLF)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is determined to push mortgage rates to record low levels and he is encouraging the banks that the Fed regulates to make home loans more freely. 
NYSE:FAZ October 2, 2012 11:10pm

U.S. Dollar: 11 Reasons It Could Be The End Of The Petrodollar (UUP, UDN, GLD, SLV, UCO, USO)

Michael Snyder: Is the petrodollar dead?  Well, not yet, but the nails are being hammered into the coffin even as you read this.  For decades, most of the nations of the world
NYSE:GLD July 17, 2012 10:46pm

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