MarketWatch Premium: Higher interest rates probably won’t cause this bull market in stocks to end, according to research dating to 1871
Investors are beginning to worry that interest rates’ steady march higher over the past few months will sabotage the bull market in stocks.
They shouldn’t worry. My analysis of stock market history since 1871 shows that higher rates are not what causes bull markets to end.
This conclusion is certainly contrary to what we’ve always been taught….