Janet Yellen, of California, President Barack Obama's nominee to become Federal Reserve Board chair, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to succeed Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently spoke, and was very blunt about her belief that raising rates later this year is a good thing, and will in fact happen.
I’ve stated before that the markets hate uncertainty, and would rather know a bad thing than not know a good thing.
Crazy, eh?
But, we’ve all been expecting this rate increase and it’s being priced into the markets, at least in my opinion.
That’s a good thing.

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