Explainer: How does negative rate policy work?

U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. Federal Reserve drive interest rates into negative territory. He says his motivation was to refinance the U.S. government’s $22 trillion in outstanding debt and lengthen the amount of time over which it is repaid.

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    18 Years Since the 9/11 Terror Attacks
    New York, NY, September 25, 2001 -- A New York City firefighter coordinates the clean up effort underway at the World Trade Center. Photo by Michael Rieger/ FEMA News Photo

    18 Years Since the 9/11 Terror Attacks

    Today, New York City and the nation mark 18 years since the September 11th terror attacks. A somber ceremony will be held this morning in Lower Manhattan, where the names of those…

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    Europe: Poll finds Dutch Nationalist Party in Sharp Decline
    2019-01-30 17:39:33 DEN HAAG - Geert Wilders (PVV) en Thierry Baudet (FvD) voorafgaand aan het debat over het klimaatakkoord. ANP BART MAAT

    Europe: Poll finds Dutch Nationalist Party in Sharp Decline

    Infighting and divisions at nationalist party Forum voor Democratie (Forum for Democracy) have cost the new grouping major support, according to a string of opinion polls.

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