The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Politics & Current Events / Political Asylum

URL:  https://boards.fool.com/raise-interest-rates-now-34835337.aspx

Subject:  Raise Interest Rates now Date:  5/18/2021  12:11 AM
Author:  Bonroy1924 Number:  2354238 of 2381073

The President has the seeds for a really nice run.

Home sales robust.

Car sales very robust.

Americans being - well, American and continuing to buy buy buy all sorts of stuff.



A bit of a rate hike will make America's shadow government on Wall Street mad, and a few wannabe 401K toting investors panicked for a week or two.

And then guess what.

An extra half point doesn't mean the world stops. Not by a long shot. Most of the commerce will keep going and maaaaaaybe at a bit less breakneck speed.

Then expedite the infrastructure stuff.

It all still may work out. But they are playing with fire right now.
Copyright 1996-2022 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us