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Don’t Fear Higher Rates, Welcome Them

The U.S. Federal Reserve elected to hold rates steady at its latest policy meeting on Wednesday. This move came as no surprise. The Fed also discussed how it sees the need for gradual hikes going forward, which is also not very newsworthy. Many investors, however, seem to misinterpret what higher rates really mean for the markets. Gold is a common object of discussion when it comes to higher interest rates. The theory, among some investors and some financial “experts” goes something like this: Higher rates... Continue Reading