Vested Interest: Rising Rates
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Sky-high interest rates of days gone by

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Federal funds rate at 1.75 percent by 2016? No problem. ...

Think today's rising interest rates pose a potential problem for fixed-income investors? Get a load of this unscientific survey of some of the all-time-high annual rates from around the world—from Argentina and Turkey to ZImbabwe and Weimar Germany—recorded by various sources over the last century (and no, the rates—however high—aren't typos!)

By Kenneth Kiesnoski,
Posted 14 March 2014

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