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So What if the Fed Hikes?

The idea of rising interest rates has been pondered by markets for some time. Given some recent commentary, it seems that the pace of rate hikes could potentially be even faster than originally anticipated. Speaking on Friday in Chicago, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen reiterated that an interest rate hike “would likely be appropriate” if the economy remained on track. Her comments come after several other central bank officials have also made more hawkish comments about the economy and pace of interest rate hikes. The central... Continue Reading