3 Investment Options for Rising Interest Rates

US interest rates have moved higher since Donald Trump’s surprising victory says Antoine Lesne, Head of SPDR ETF Strategy and Research. So what can investors do?

External Writer 30 January, 2017 | 3:49PM
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US interest rates have moved higher since Donald Trump’s surprising victory, boosted by the prospect of expansionary fiscal stimulus, aggressive tax cuts and protectionist policies under his new administration. While many are pointing to Trump's election as the driver, rates have actually been moving up since July on the potential for an improving economy.

But have rates moved up too far and too fast? And what are the potential implications for stocks, bonds and the US dollar?

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