Today we’re talking about whether higher US interest rates cause other countries to have financial trouble, and ultimately trigger the next global financial crisis. Italy’s yield on 10 year debt reached a new 4 year high this week. Pakistan has raised interest rates and signaled to the IMF that it will seek a bailout. China raised short term interest rates 5% yesterday. That’s right, 5% in one day. What does all this mean?

The Global Ripple Effect of US Interest Rates

by Victor Menasce | Real Estate Espresso Podcast