Investment Perspective: Upside down: Understanding negative interest rates

Jeffery Tanguis, September 6, 2019

Investors today are hearing more and more about negative interest rates. Here in the United States, negative interest rates do not exist, but around the world they are a painful reality for many investors. How can an interest rate be negative and why would anyone invest in a vehicle that features a negative rate? Negative interest rates are great for borrowers but investors come up short. 

We invite you to download the latest issue of Investment Perspective, where we take a look at what the term "negative interest rate" means, the conditions that are leading to their global proliferation, and how it relates to investment strategy.

 

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