The Market Believes the Fed Will Have to Raise Rates Soon. What It Means for Stocks.

 The Market Believes the Fed Will Have to Raise Rates Soon. What It Means for Stocks.


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Fixed-income markets are signaling that the Federal Reserve will have to increase interest rates sooner than expected, which could put a dent in the stock market.

The yield on the 2-year Treasury note has gone from 0.5% in early November to 0.64% as of Wednesday. The move suggests that investors expect the Fed to raise interest rates to combat inflation that remains higher than expected because of soaring consumer demand and supply chains that are struggling to match demand.

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The Market Believes the Fed Will Have to Raise Rates Soon. What It Means for Stocks.

Fixed-income markets are signaling that the Federal Reserve will have to increase interest rates sooner than expected, which could put a dent in the stock market.

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