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What to Think of Interest Rates and Bonds – Revisited

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We wanted to revisit a blog post from exactly one year ago today that touched on why a rapid rise in interest rates matters for stocks. At the time – Feb 9, 2018 – interest rates had risen over 100% from their lows in 2016. Our point was that when interest rates, one of the key lubricants particularly in a highly indebted economy rise, it presents a strong headwind to continued growth and could serve to catalyze the changing of the business cycle. This dynamic could be even more pronounced in an environment where financial markets are extremely overvalued which…

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