August 15, 2013 — Since Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced the Fed’s intention to taper the bond-buying program, know as quantitative easing (QE), the bond market has seen record flows out of all bond asset classes.No sector was spared.
What is happening?
In this episode of Let’s Talk Live, Certified Financial Planner Bryan Beatty talks with reporter Sonya Gavankar about:
1. Why would rising rates cause a more volatile market?
2. What is the real world impact of rising rates?
3. How can you protect yourself against increased volatility?
4. Is there a silver lining reason to embrace this kind of volatility?
For more details on this important topic, click here to read Bryan’s column in the August 2013 issue of Be Inkandescent magazine.