How To Survive The Post-Rate Hike Apocalypse

Stéphane Renevier

5 months ago4:08 mins

How To Survive The Post-Rate Hike Apocalypse

The US Federal Reserve raised rates for the second time on Wednesday – this time by the most since the middle of 2000. And with the central bank saying outright that it’d be committing to these hikes for some time, we’re past the “Will they? Won’t they?” stage right now. That leaves you with a big question hanging over your head: how to position your portfolio from here on out. Let’s take a look.

What changed for investors this week?

Surprisingly, not much. Sure, the Fed did ease some market fears of an even more aggressive hiking cycle, saying it will raise interest rates as gradually as possible. That’s somewhat reassuring. But, let’s not kid ourselves, with inflation still above 8%, the Fed has to hike rates aggressively to bring inflation back closer to its 2% target.

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