Updated Friday, October 24, 2014 as of 11:27 AM ET

Ripple Effects of Rising Rates

By now, you may feel as though you have been hearing it forever: We will soon face a sustained rise in interest rates for the first time in 30 years. The catalyst that will trigger this rate increase is uncertain. First, it was expected to be part of the rising inflation that would be unleashed with the Fedís quantitative easing. Lately, it has been forecast as a result of a Fed taper.

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Posted by ARTHUR G | Saturday, June 14 2014 at 8:44AM ET
Are not most of the effects true only if the inflation-adjusted interest rates increase, not just the absolute rate?
Posted by Dennis W | Sunday, June 15 2014 at 9:02PM ET
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