There has been a lot of speculation as to what the feds will do with interest rates. Given the improvement in the economy many were expecting a series of incremental rate increses. Stocks have reacted to the recent 0.25% increase and the five articles below based on Stocksnips sentiment analysis are featured below:
Gaming Stocks Are an Attractive Buy, Goldman Says
Analyst Stephen Grambling noted that gaming stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 26% over the past 20 years in rising interest rate environments -- such as the one the U.S. will enter next year after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in eight years
by Tony Owusu on Dec 16, 2016
Why the Latest Unemployment Data Is Such Good News for Bank of America
The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low in an effort to boost the economy -- to "provide accommodation" in the official vernacular
by John Maxfield on Dec 3, 2016
Why I'm Avoiding Caterpillar
In addition, the increasingly hawkish Federal Reserve could cause the dollar to strengthen
by Seeking Alpha on Dec 15, 2016
Avoid Yahoo!, but Consider Mondelez and Pier 1 for the Long Term
The move higher suggested that investors could stomach not only the Federal Reserve's announcement of the 0.25% interest rate increase but also the newsworthy prediction that there will be three rates hikes next year and a longer-term rate of 3% by sometime in 2019
by Matt Thalman on Dec 16, 2016
Stocks Pare Gains; Nvidia Jets Past Entry; Where Are Apple's New Buy Points?
The Nasdaq and small-cap firms led the stock market's upside Thursday afternoon with healthy gains as investors digested a new rate hike by the Federal Reserve and the odds that three more increases in the cost of money may arrive in 2017.
by David Saito-Chung on Dec 15, 2016