Get Real! Why REAL Interest Rates Matter | ETF Trends

This week, 3EDGE’s Chief Investment Strategist, Fritz Folts, and CEO and CIO, Steve Cucchiaro, discuss real interest rates, an important factor in driving the global capital markets.

  • What are real interest rates, and why do they matter?
  • Why is it important to adjust interest rates for inflation?
  • Why do some real interest rate calculations use expected inflation while others use actual inflation?
  • What does it mean if real rates are negative?

“Fed: Faster rate hikes are likely if inflation stays high” Christopher Rugaber, ABC News

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