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Rubino: The Terrifying Truth About Negative Interest Rates

1 day ago. negative interest rates – where the lender gets paid back less than they've. and to my mind – mind-bendingly insane and downright scary.

by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse: Pushing interest rates below zero is both an act of desperation and something that in theory should have a huge, immediate impact of the behavior of borrowers and savers. The fact that negative rates have become the new normal in big parts of the world but haven’t caused the expected [.]

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Pushing interest rates below zero is both an act of desperation and something that in theory should have a huge, immediate impact of the behavior of borrowers and savers. The fact that negative rates have become the new normal in big parts of the world but haven’t caused the expected behavior change should scare the hell out of everyone.

We were put off [tobacco] by researchers who had tried to produce cancer in animals by painting tobacco derivatives on their skin, but the results proved negative. high temporal discounting rate,".

But I remember how absolutely terrifying it was for anyone who managed money or invested in the stock market, with many wondering if a new depression was at hand. The truth is that. despite.

that negative rates have become the new normal in big parts of the world but haven't caused the expected behavior change should scare the.

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Bloomberg's Joe Wiesenthal caused a stir over the weekend when he tweeted that negative rates are in fact the natural order of things, arguing.

But that has never struck me as terribly apt or helpful, despite its obviously negative connotation. It would never occur to me that I would be given a higher interest rate on a loan or a higher.

The fact that negative rates have become the new normal in big parts of the world but haven’t caused the expected behavior change should scare the hell out of everyone. To understand why this is so, think of the rate of interest as the price of money. It’s what an individual or business has to pay to get credit with which to buy and invest.