First Word Asia: The Mood on the Trading Floors After Fed Decision

Dec. 17, 2015

Bryan Curtis and Doug Krizner

Bryan Curtis and Doug Krizner

.Source: Bloomberg

So what was the mood like on the trading floors? Stocks and the dollar rose as the first U.S. interest-rate increase in almost a decade was welcomed across Asian markets. The reaction reflects confidence among investors that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand higher interest rates.

Bloomberg's Bryan Curtis and Doug Krizner spoke with Michael Antonelli, Equity Sales Trader at Robert W. Baird & Co., and asked him about the animal spirits.  

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