Increasing U.S. Inflation and Interest Rates – A Simple Plan

increasing u.s. inflation and interest rates could rise like hot air balloons

Hartford Fund managers expect increasing U.S. inflation and interest rates.  Rising or reflating interest rates indicate that investors should seek shorter duration bonds and less interest-rate sensitive equities.

Hartford Funds:  Increasing U.S. Inflation and Interest Rates


Article Synopsis:

  • Politics and government policy will continue to cause market volatility
  • Improving U.S. growth will cause U.S. inflation and interest rates to rise
  • Seek shorter duration bonds and less interest-rate sensitive equities
  • In favor:  U.S. and Japanese equities.  Out of favor:  Europe

Read the full article by  Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson, Global Investment Strategist for Hartford Funds and Multi-Asset Strategist for Wellington Management, and Daniel Cook, CFA, Multi-Asset Analyst for Wellington Management

Read this related story about rising interest rates and investing time horizons.