rate. All stocks are impacted, but if the economy is booming (which is usually the market environment that precedes a rate increase ), stable dividend-paying stocks don't generate as much investor demand as riskier stocks from cyclical and speculative
earnings outlook. At the same time, concerns about reduced capital flows into international equities as a result of an early rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve have faded. Minutes from the most recent Fed meeting indicate almost unanimous support for
currently on pace to end its bond-buying program by late 2014, and Ms. Yellen initially estimated that the first short-term rate hike could perhaps come as soon as mid-2015. But she stressed that the timing of any moves would depend on economic data and later
unemployment rate target that might trigger an interest rate increase . The new statement indicates that the Fed will be looking ..... higher. The market took this to mean that the first interest rate increase wouldn't come as quickly as some market participants had
after securing a $103 million rate increase in 2013 in Minnesota, Xcel requested a two-year, $291 million rate increase . Xcel is in the midst of several ..... in part to reflect a projected rate increase in Colorado. Our fair value
(Reuters) - Wall Street bond dealers began anticipating an earlier first interest- rate hike from the Federal Reserve after last month's policy meeting, according to the results of a poll by the New York Fed released on Thursday.