The interest rate spike slows money flow and make it more expensive for both businesses and consumers to borrow.
The spike in interest rates has been weighing on the industry.
These companies are in play, but is that enough to keep them going?
The S&P 500's fair value earnings analysis reveals that results so far do not match estimates.
Smart money is selling into this rally and buyers who recently transitioned out of bonds will get hurt when the market turns.
Intel drags down the sector even as the S&P and Dow hit new highs.
Price-to-earnings multiples are going to get even more excessive as bond investors switch into the Russell 2000.
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