POST ELECTION THOUGHTS FOR AGRICULTURE - 2 OF 5 (INTEREST RATES)

The cost of borrowed money is poised to rise.  The Fed’s been hinting at a rate increase at every meeting for several years.  Trump says we need higher interest rates because low rates have created an artificial bubble— even though it might slow down some aspects of the economy.  Another negative aspect of ultra low interest, it punishes savers and main street investors who are watching their nest egg grow by half a percent per year.  

Angie Williams