Are Floating Rate Funds a Suitable Solution in a Rising Rate Environment? by OJM Group published on 2018-07-27T17:46:43Z During the last several years, investors and advisors have faced challenges in their attempts to design suitable portfolios. If you are reading headlines and listening to financial news programs, you may be confused by the prior statement. We are consistently reminded by the media that major stock indices are reaching record highs nearly every month. Domestic stocks have thrived since the financial crisis, leaving most investors thrilled with the portion of their portfolio designed for growth.