The longest drumroll in the 102-year history of the FederalReserve precedes its next interest-rate increase. That doesn't meansome of its effects won't be surprising.

“This is a major inflection point,” said Erik Davidson, chiefinvestment officer for Wells Fargo & Co.'s private bank. “Theend of free money is in sight.”

The policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee meets thisweek. It's expected to push the “liftoff” of interest rates till atleast September. In preparation, here are some expected winners andlosers and those whose fortunes are likely to stay steady after theFed and its chair, Janet Yellen, raise the benchmark rate for thefirst time since 2006:

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