Do Rising Bond Yields Pose A Problem For Stocks?

posted 2/9/2011 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

As the 10-year Treasury yield approaches 4%, investors are beginning to wonder when rising interest rates may start to negatively affect stock prices.

While rising interest rates may eventually pose a problem for stocks as the mountain of debt and rising commodity prices build, the tipping point of 5% is still a significant distance away.

In the meantime, rising yields are good news for stocks.

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Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial are pleased to provide the above Market Commentary for the week of February 7, 2011. The commentary is prepared by LPL FINANCIAL RESEARCH, the broker-dealer partner for Lincoln Savings Bank and LSB Financial. This commentary and others like it can be found at


This information is being provided by Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) / LSB Financial, an Iowa-based institution devoted to providing complete financial services since 1902.
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