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Negative Interest Rates Could Cause the Next Crash

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Negative Interest rates - a policy move that was once unthinkable for central banks - is quickly becoming the new normal to combat tepid economic growth.

Already, many European countries have switched to negative rates. Even U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has toyed with the idea of using negative rates to fight the next recession in the United States.

Negative-interest-rate policy (NIRP) charges banks for holding money at central banks. Over time, that cost is supposedly passed down to bank customers by penalizing them for keeping savings. The overall idea is to encourage consumer spending...

How to Protect Your Wealth from Negative Interest Rates

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The negative reception NIRP is getting from a lot of economists, analysts, and ordinary Americans doesn't diminish the likelihood the Fed will resort to this disastrous policy if it sees an emergency on the horizon.

And as sure as the next emergency's coming, so are negative interest rates. But don't believe for a second NIRP's going to save us. It's not. It's going to hurt - a lot.

There are only a few ways to protect yourself from the NIRP monster, so listen up...

Negative Interest Rates Mean Your Government Is Betraying You

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Nearly 500 million people now live in countries with official negative-interest-rate policies, and the United States may be next.

Seven years of zero interest rates have already severely punished savers; negative interest rates will finish the job by confiscating their capital for the mere privilege of depositing it in a federally licensed banking institution.

Make no mistake. NIRP is a desperate, last-ditch measure, and it couldn't come at a worse time. Here's the deal.

The Best Investment When the Fed Turns to Negative Interest Rates

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Negative interest rates used to be a thing of central banking fiction.

Now it looks like our Federal Reserve is considering negative interest rates, too.

At a testimony before Congress on Feb. 10, U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said there was nothing to prevent the United States from adopting negative-interest-rate-policy (NIRP).

NIRP signals a lack of confidence in an economy to investors. When the Fed turns to negative interest rates, it will encourage investors to exit stocks and stockpile their cash.

Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth has the one perfect investment to protect your money against this disastrous monetary policy.

How the Federal Reserve's "Nuclear Option" Is Threatening Our Economic Freedom

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The soldiers of fortune at the U.S. Federal Reserve have devised an insidious plan to solidify their control over free markets and America.

This prescription envisions banks lending cheaply and consumers spending robustly, spurring economic growth and propping up beleaguered markets.

But the reality is quite different. Here's what's really going to happen, and how, if the Fed wins the battle it's about to wage, Americans will lose their war for economic freedom.