Keep in mind, iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ( TLT) is falling and long-term bond yields are climbing again. On its surface, this may benefit "risk-on" stock share acquisition. Nevertheless, the activity is equally capable of causing early-to-the-party equity investors to rethink the impact of rising interest rates. Certainly, the "first-in" folks have a protection plan in place. What about those who came late to the stock market's jamboree? Follow @etfexpertThis article was written by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.