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Portfolio Positioning For A December Interest Rate Hike

2016-10-16 19_05_06-Action centerWith the market expecting a 25 basis points interest rate hike in December, today’s article looks at how – with a stock market that is flying high in large part due to the Fed’s easy money policy – investors may want to position themselves ahead of this event. Here’s what one analyst cited has to say: “It may make sense to take some risk out of a portfolio by exchanging some stocks or high-yield bonds for cash or perhaps selling some aggressive emerging market stocks and bulking up on blue chips.” To see what other rate hike positioning strategies are suggested – including increasing your allocation in alternative investments and hedging with gold – CLICK HERE.