Jun 24, 2021 | 08:30 am
As of mid-2021, we are still in a very low interest rate environment. Generally, low rates help to support high asset prices (think real estate, stocks, and bonds). Over the past few months we've seen some shocks to stock prices as higher interest rates--and higher inflation--seem likely in the medium- to long-term.
If you're wondering how inflation impacts stock investments, here's a relevant CNBC article: