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Professor Nouriel Roubini offers thoughts on the potential long-term effects for the US economy following a period of rapidly-rising interest rates

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Excerpt from Yahoo! Finance -- “'Second, because the stimulus was poorly timed, the US economy is now overheating, and inflation is rising above target. The US Federal Reserve will thus continue to raise the federal funds rate from its current 2% to at least 3.5% by 2020, and that will likely push up short- and long-term interest rates as well as the US dollar,' Roubini said, predicting a major financial crisis by 2020."

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