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Rising Rates? How to Protect Your Bond Portfolio

September 19th, 2017 by ETF Store Staff

Interest rates and bond prices move in opposite directions.  Bryce Doty, Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager at Sit Investment Associates, explains why the Federal Reserve’s unwinding of their balance sheet could cause rates to rise more than anticipated, making a hedge such as the Sit Rising Rate ETF (RISE) a valuable component in a bond portfolio.  Joe Barrato, CEO of Arrow Investment Advisors, spotlights the Arrow Reserve Capital Management ETF (ARCM), a higher-yielding alternative to money market funds and another option for investors concerned about rising rates.