Economics Policy (8 posts found)


What’s wrong with negative interest rates?

What’s wrong with negative interest rates?

What’s wrong with negative interest rates?

Negative rates can help the economy get out of a jam, but they’re a risky play. Negative or zero interest rates can help boost capital spending when the economy takes a downward turn, but going that low is a risky move, because it leaves central banks little room to manoeuvre if things get worse
History of Economic Thought

History of Economic Thought

History of Economic Thought

The history of economic thought has undergone significant changes as money has morphed and internationalized, with the role of central bankers becoming politicized.
What Are The Causes Of Inflation?

What Are The Causes Of Inflation?

What Are The Causes Of Inflation?

What are the causes of inflation, and how much should you worry when it changes?
Negative interest rates are meant to stimulate the economy – but they’re a last resort

Negative interest rates are meant to stimulate the economy – but they’re a last resort

Negative interest rates are meant to stimulate the economy – but they’re a last resort

Negative interest rates are used to stimulate the economy when other tools have failed, but their success rate is yet to be determined.
What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates From a Fed Rate Hike?

What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates From a Fed Rate Hike?

What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates From a Fed Rate Hike?

The happy times of cheap money are drawing to a close and that likely means a changing interest rate landscape in Canada.
What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates And The Loonie From a Fed Rate Hike?

What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates And The Loonie From a Fed Rate Hike?

What Are The Effects on Canadian Interest Rates And The Loonie From a Fed Rate Hike?

The era of cheap money is starting to come to an end, leaving investors and consumers wondering what the various knockon effects will be.
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