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Will Rates Rise if Ben Bernanke is Replaced?

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Fri, 7 Dec 2012

I was recently asked, “What will be the impact if Bernanke is replaced? Could a new Fed Chairman increase rates sooner than expected and put major pressure on the fixed income market?” My response: I see three scenarios under which rates might rise significantly: Fed tightening…highly unlikely in t

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