• Rising Interest Rates Start Popping Bubbles

    3 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From John Rubino : Towards the end of economic expansions, interest rates usually start to rise as strong loan demand bumps up against central bank tightening.
    At first the effect on the broader economy is minimal, so consumers, companies and governments don't let a slight uptick in financing costs interfere with their borrowing and spending. But eventually rising rates begin to bite and borrowers get skittish, throwing the leverage machine into reverse and producing an equities bear market and Main Street recession.
    We are there. After a year of gradual increases, interest rates are...
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