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Will Negative Interest Rates Be the Last Straw?

| December 23, 2019 | Category: Economy
Will Negative Interest Rates Be the Last Straw?

Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) was considered “extraordinary” when central bankers rolled that out roughly ten years ago. At that time, people would still have laughed at the idea of negative interest rates. Lenders didn’t pay borrowers and nobody paid their bank to hold their deposits. So much has changed in the past 10 years. Now negative interest rate policies (NIRP) look set to go viral. German banks will soon start toeing the European Central Bank line and pass negative rates on to depositors there. Germans who endured zero interest rates and somehow still want a savings account will now have to pay for the “privilege.” The idea is preposterous, and […]

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Frank Holmes: Silly Money Printing, Negative Real Interest Rates, & Restricted Supply Form a “Great Scenario for Gold”

Frank Holmes: Silly Money Printing, Negative Real Interest Rates, & Restricted Supply Form a “Great Scenario for Gold”

Your browser does not support the podcast player element. DOWNLOAD MP3 Mike Gleason (Money Metals Exchange): It is my privilege now to welcome in Frank Holmes, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at U.S. Global Investors. Mr. Holmes has received various honors over the years, including being named America’s Best Fund Manager for 2016 by the Mining Journal. He is also the co-author of the book The Goldwatcher: Demystifying Gold Investing. And is a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, as well as right here on the Money Metals Podcast. Frank, welcome back and thanks for joining us again today. How are you? Frank Holmes (U.S. Global Investors): Outstanding. Mike […]

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