Magnifying glass and calculator on chart displaying increasing interest rates
Magnifying glass and calculator on chart displaying increasing interest rates

f1RST word on the market, july 2021

For the first time in a long time, the Federal Reserve announced that they are expecting to raise interest rates in the future. While policymakers are still “talking about talking about” raising rates rather than actually doing so, some investors interpreted this potential shift in policy to mean that longer-term interest rates would remain low. We disagree – read on to find out why and what that may mean for markets in the future.

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