“Rising Treasury Yields Quiet Investors’ Concerns”

–WSJ Headline (11/14/19).

Stock swooned last Summer, sort of, when the dive in interest rates — combined with uncertainty over trade wars, Brexit, and whatever else was in the air — convinced people that something nasty might be just over the horizon.

Fast forward a couple months.

Interest rates have rebounded, and stocks are setting record highs.

It all recalls the old joke about economists predicting nine out of the last four recessions . . .

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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