3 Attractive Ways to Play This Interest-Rate-Sensitive Environment

It's been an interesting year so far. Given how strong 2017 was, coupled with tax reform that would be taking effect in 2018 (reducing both corporate and individual tax rates for the coming year) it felt smart to anticipate some selling in January. Waiting until the new year to realize gains would not only push the resulting tax bill out a year but would also reduce the rate at which said gains would be taxed.

As much sense as that made, that's not what happened. January was a record month for the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ indices. Energy led the way, with explorers/producers (SPDR S&P Oil & Gas E&P ETF (XOP) ), servicers (VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) ), and MLPs (JPMorgan Alerian MLP ETN (AMJ) ) all up more than 10% for January....915 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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