Members Welcome Fed’s Rate Hike


With the Sentiment Survey during the week before Christmas, we asked AAII members for their thoughts about the Federal Reserve’s recent rate hike. More than 37% of respondents agreed with or approved of the rate hike. Nearly 29% said it was either about time to raise rates or that the rate hike was overdue. About 13% view the decision as a non-event, while 11% think the decision is a mistake.

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