Do Rising Rates Mean Falling Stocks?Guest Post
Do Rising Rates Mean Falling Stocks? by Brad McMillan, Commonwealth Financial Network
Yesterday, I saw an interesting doom-and-gloom piece on rising rates, which claimed that rate increases typically sink the stock market and that we could potentially expect a crash in the near future.
Theoretically, this isn’t crazy; higher rates should lead to lower stock prices. In practice, though, higher rates typically reflect a strengthening economy. The effect on stock prices is a battle between the tailwind . . .
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