How Do Interest Rates Affect the Stock Market?

What Happens When Interest Rates Rise? When the Fed increases the federal funds rate, it does not directly affect the stock market itself. The only truly direct effect is that it becomes more expensive for banks to borrow money from the Fed. But, as noted above, increases in the federal funds rate have a ripple effect. The first ripple: Because it costs them more to borrow money, financial institutions often increase the rates that they charge their customers to borrow

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France – The Second Largest Economy of Europe, Wavers at the Edge

As France misses its desirable AAA-ranking, some of the leading economists all over the world started grilling whether the trend is rotating for a nation that has greatly adored considerably low borrowing rates for years, and in fact questioning whether the 2nd biggest economy in Europe is completely stable, or it is confronting any form of trouble at present. The Managing Chief of the well-known Spiro Sovereign Strategy, Nicholas Spiro recently said that the trend is presently rotating for France. Even

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