Last year was one of the most challenging years investors have seen in recent times. Thanks to the effects of geological missteps, trade tension, rising interest rates and populism, investment managers dealt with a great deal of market volatility.Read More
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Over the past 30 years, interest rates have been on a downward trend. The Federal Funds Rate, a key influencer of interest rates in the U.S. economy, hovered around 8.75% in December of 1988. Since that time, it has fallen significantly, with the rate dropping to a range of 0% to 0.25% in the wake of the Great Recession due to the Federal Reserve’s efforts to stimulate spending in a diminished economy.
All of that is about to change.Read More