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People wearing masks walk past the Bank of England, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020.

The UK sells negative-yield bonds for the first time — days after the Bank of England dismisses below-zero rates

Any change in the central bank's stance could boost the bonds' value. When interest rates fall, market yields follow and bond prices jump.

The argument for negative interest rates in the US has strengthened, Goldman says

The argument for cutting rates below zero is the same as cutting rates above zero: to stimulate demand for credit, which helps stimulate the economy.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell arrives at his news conference following the closed two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, U.S., May 1, 2019.

A 2nd wave of coronavirus cases could force the Fed to reconsider negative interest rates, Goldman Sachs says

Negative rates could do more harm than good, a Goldman strategist said, and fresh aid from Congress will likely arrive before the Fed acts further.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee November 28, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The Fed won’t use negative interest rates to counteract the coronavirus recession, chairman Jerome Powell says

The refusal to push rates lower comes one day after President Trump renewed his call for such policy in the US, deeming it a "gift" in other nations.

The benefits of a negative US interest rate may outweigh the costs, JPMorgan says

The rate would only need to be "mildly negative" for a short period of time for the benefits to outweigh the costs, the bank argued.
President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell

Trump renews call for negative interest rates, says other countries are already enjoying the ‘gift’

Trump has long called for the US Federal Reserve to lower interest rates and even go into negative territory throughout his presidency.
Guggenheim Investments Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd speaks during an event at the Milken Institute's Global Conference.

Negative interest rates are coming to the US, a CIO overseeing $270 billion says

CIO Scott Minerd says recent action from the Fed means companies that would normally be shut out of credit markets in times of stress can raise cash.

‘The most anti-capitalist idea I could ever dream up’: Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller unloads on Trump’s desire for nega...

The former hedge fund manager also critiqued President Trump's trade war policies, saying his issuing of tariff exemptions threatens capitalism.

President Trump has ramped up calls for negative interest rates. Here’s what they are, and why they matter.

The European Central Bank cut interest rates below zero for the first time in 2014 following the region's debt crisis.

Some investors fear negative-yielding debt more than the inverted yield curve. Here’s why.

Negative yields "could be the direction in which we're heading," Ed Yardeni, chief investment strategist at Yardeni Research told Markets Insider.