Conventional wisdom says a 50-basis-point interest-rate hike is inevitable when the
Federal Open Market Committee
meets on Tuesday. What will that mean for your portfolio? Saturday's Personal Finance Focus will examine the angles:
- Senior Writer
Ian McDonald finds that bank-sector mutual funds should weather a rate hike better than people think.
Anne Kates Smith notes that Federal Reserve Week has been a good one in the past for the
Andrew Morse examines the impact of rate hikes on the super-heated Japanese economy of a decade ago.
Also on Saturday, we'll have
Tax Forum, an investor's-eye view of the controversial
music-sharing software, and columns from
Gary B. Smith
And come back on Sunday, when the guest for our weekly Streetside Chat is portfolio manager Wally Weitz.