Stocks Are Sinking and Rates Are Rising. It’s Painful, But We’re Heading for Normal.

Stocks Are Sinking and Rates Are Rising. It’s Painful, But We’re Heading for Normal.

A year from now, metrics like fed-fund rates and mortgage rates should be approaching their long-term average. What do we until then? Some strategists suggest bizarre investments like long-term Treasuries, shorting gold, and buy stocks in companies with decent dividends and share-buyback programs.