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Title

How Rising Interest Rates Will Affect The Stock Market And Your Investments

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-19-2015

Abstract

The benchmark interest rate, known as the federal funds rate, has been set at a record low of 0.25% since December 2008. It’s hard to imagine that the it averaged 6% since 1971 and soared as high as 20% in 1980.