Goldman Sachs does not expect interest rates to increase until December, but it is preparing its clients for the first rise in almost a decade. Goldman identified companies that will be least affected by the rate increase, and those that will be more affected. Some of the stocks that Goldman considers high-quality stock are Chipotle, Dollar Tree, Pepsi, Kinder Morgan, BlackRock, Google, Apple, Priceline, Oracle, and Wells Fargo. Moreover, Goldman recommends that investors avoid stocks that have a lot of floating- rate debt. Some companies that are known for this are Apple, eBay, MetLife, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Ford, McDonalds, General Motors, Time Warner, Chevron, Allergan, Johnson & Johnson, and Monsanto.
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