Category Archives: How Do Rising Interest Rates Affect The Economy?
The Federal Reserve Is Increasing The Pace Of Interest Rate Hikes Just In Time For The 2018 Mid-Term Elections
Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If the Federal Reserve really wanted to hurt the U.S. economy, the quickest way that it could do that would be by aggressively raising interest rates. Lower interest rates make it less expensive to borrow money, and therefore economic activity tends to expand in a low interest rate environment. Alternatively, higher […]
18 Times The Fed Has Gone Through A Rate Hiking Cycle, And 18 Times It Has Caused A Huge Stock Market Decline And/Or A Recession
Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Since 1913, the Federal Reserve has engaged in 18 distinct interest rate hiking campaigns, and in every single one of those instances the end result was a large stock market decline, a recession, or both. Now we are in the 19th rate tightening cycle since 1913, but many of the experts […]