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Why the Fed’s Rate Increase is Good (Not Bad) News

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raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade even if it came a bit late

1. Rate Normalization Will Happen Slowly

the hiking cycle to be gradual

2. The Uncertainty is Over

3. The Rate Curve Will Start Looking Normal Again

4. Financial Markets and the Economy Look Different Today Than in the Past

5. Excessively Low Rates Were the Bad News

Rick Rieder , Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Fundamental Fixed Income, Co-head of Americas Fixed Income. He is a regular contributor to The Blog and you can find more of his posts here .

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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