Will the Fed Give Insight Into "The Taper?"


The following video is from Wednesday's installment of The Motley Fool's daily Financials show, in which analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson highlight for investors the most important stock news from the financial sector.

Speculation on the market surrounding the Fed and "the taper," the idea that the Fed's quantitative easing may be tapered down over the coming months, which would cause interest rates to rise, has the market in flux at the moment. Should this be cause for concern? In this video, Matt and David tell us why some investors fear that rising interest rates may mean an exodus of investor capital from stocks into bonds, and why rising interest rates could actually be a positive thing.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 0:04 and 1:29.

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