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Are Investors Ignoring This Potential Reality?

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer - Apr 22, 2013 at 2:39PM

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Many investors are convinced interest rates will suddenly rise and hurt some companies. Is that really going to happen?

The Federal Reserve's quantitative-easing programs have received mixed reviews. One thing that most investors can agree on is that interest rates will ultimately rise from current levels. However, how quickly or how slowly that happens may be a fool's errand.

While a sudden rise in interest rates may be damaging to some companies and a boon to others, reality may not be that dramatic.

In this video, Motley Fool financials analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer give their takes on how they see changes in the yield curve playing out in the future.


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