In the News

Title

Some Surprising Benefits of Rising Interest Rates

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2015

Abstract

"While many pundits have claimed that rising interest rates are good news for the stock market, our research finds that the stock market performs dramatically better during a falling interest rate environment than a rising rate environment," says Robert Johnson, president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services and lead author of the book, Invest With The Fed. But even so, not all asset classes suffer when rates go up.