What Negative Interest Rates Mean For Your Portfolio

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 20, 2016 4:59 PM
Japan's use of negative interest rates has given investors a new worry. When the Bank of Japan lowered rates from 0% to -0.1%, the yen was expected to fall in value. Instead it rose, which raised fears that the world’s monetary authorities are running out of tools to fight sluggish economic growth. If monetary policy becomes ineffective, what will happen to your investment portfolio?