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Rate hikes spook the market, but equity investors focus on the wrong rate

Rate hikes spook the market, but equity investors focus on the wrong rate

The stock market was spooked by rising interest rates. Let’s think carefully, from a value investing perspective, about these fears. Warren Buffett has argued that investors should think of stocks as “bonds in disguise,” in that stocks pay dividends, analogous to coupons paid by bonds, and can be valued the same way. Bonds are regularly …

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Fed officials warn of further interest rate hikes to fight inflation

Fed officials warn of further interest rate hikes to fight inflation

Colliers Securities Chief Global Strategist Mark Grant assesses the Federal Reserve’s latest rate hikes and discusses market strategies. A chorus of Federal Reserve officials stress the need for further interest rate hikes in the months ahead as they struggle to rein in the highest inflation in decades, even if it means slowing economic growth and …

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European markets slide as investors digest more interest rate hikes;  BOE raises rates

European markets slide as investors digest more interest rate hikes; BOE raises rates

US stocks open mixed US stocks opened weakly on Thursday following the Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday to implement its third consecutive 0.75% interest rate hike. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hovered around the fixed line in early trades, while the Nasdaq was down 0.2%. — Karen Gilchrist Bank of England raises …

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Why Americans shouldn't panic as the Fed hikes interest rates: Financial experts

Why Americans shouldn’t panic as the Fed hikes interest rates: Financial experts

Americans should stay calm, bolster their personal savings and keep an eye on their long-term financial plan as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates sharply, personal finance experts told the Post. The Fed raised its key rate by 0.75% on Wednesday for the third consecutive month. By raising interest rates, the Fed makes it more …

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