Category: Debt

Negative Interest Rates Are Coming To The US

I’ve been saying this for a long time, but now there are finally some big names that are realizing (or admitting) the inevitable. Negative interest rates are coming to the US, it’s only a matter of time. Time and time again, Trump has called for the Fed to lower interest rates more and faster, comparing […]

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Who Is Investing In This $15 Trillion Of Negative Yielding Debt?

As you may have seen, there is about $15 trillion of negative yielding debt globally right now. This means that instead of getting paid interest to loan this money, they are getting charged to loan this money. You give me $100 and I give you back $99. Who is taking part in this stupidity? Clearly […]

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Yield Curves and Inversions and Recessions, Oh My!

Yesterday, the market dropped about 2% after the yield curve officially inverted. For anyone who doesn’t have a background in finance, that last sentence is probably about as clear as a foreign language. Let’s dive into what a yield curve is, why it matters that it inverted, and what that means for the future. First […]

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Interest Rates: The Least You Need To Know

You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz recently about interest rates. Today, the Fed is expected to cut interest rates. In fact, the market has “priced in” a 100% certainty that the Fed is going to cut interest rates today. So what does this mean? Why does the Fed control interest rates? How does that […]

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