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Title

Surprise! REITs, Emerging Markets Do Well When Fed Rates Rise

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-9-2015

Abstract

Fears of a Federal Reserve rate hike have caused the iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR) to fall more than 9% year-to-date. Still, Bob Johnson, CEO of The American College of Financial Services, said that based on historic trends, it's the wrong move to abandon REITs at the start of a tightening cycle