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Title

History shows commodities tend to beat bonds in rising-rate times

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-16-2015

Abstract

Investors need to buckle up for a bit of a ride now that interest rates are rising for the first time in nearly a decade.

Stock market performance has historically been dramatically better in expansive monetary policy environments — when interest rates are falling and money is cheap to borrow — vs. restrictive ones, according to Robert Johnson, president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services and co-author ofInvest with the Fed: Maximizing Portfolio Performance by Following Federal ReservePolicy.