Investors watch interest rates closely and carefully. In some cases, high interest rates are good news—such as when an investor is expecting a return from a high-yield financial account or investment vehicle. In other cases, high interest rates can hurt a portfolio’s performance. In those cases, investors will want to be prepared for sudden market changes.
As the Treasury continues to signal a likely rise in interest rates, it’s wise for investors to be aware of all the implications. Below, eight experts from Forbes Finance Council share strategies investors can leverage to protect their portfolios from a rise in interest rates.