Negative interest rate policy and Intensifying recession fears, volatile financial markets and moves toward negative rates

Negative Rates in US? Here’s Why It Could Happen

Less than two months after the Fed enacted its first rate hike in more than nine years, market talk already has turned to whether the central bank’s future may not be more hikes, but rather negative rates. Intensifying recession fears, volatile financial markets and moves toward negative rates by other central banks have triggered speculation…

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Gold is 2016’s Most Beloved Asset

Gold bugs are among the only smiling investors these days. Prices have jumped 6% this year to $1,127 an ounce. That makes gold the best performing commodity and one of the only major assets to post a sizable gain in 2016. By comparison, stocks have had a dismal start to the year: The Dowis down…