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Negative Interest Rates Hit Retail Consumers: Bitcoin Fixes This

If you’ve read financial news at all over the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a weird term frequent the headlines. The term, “negative interest rates,” and they’re exactly how they sound: in some countries, lenders are required to pay the intermediate institution and the borrower for forking ..

Why Bitcoin? Central Banks Forces Negative Rates on Consumers

For many investors in traditional markets, the “why” of Bitcoin is rather nebulous. From the anecdotal evidence I have heard, these cynics see the cryptocurrency as some worthless digital counterpart to gold at best and a tool for only criminals, terrorists, and crazy hackers at worst. They may qu..

Normalizing Negative Interest: It’s Flabbergasting How Closely Media Parrots the Government

Negative interest rates have been making big headlines lately, as several countries and big banks are now experimenting with the unorthodox monetary policy. While typically viewed as a last-ditch effort to shock some life back into struggling economies, these policies are getting a shiny new spin th..

Owning Fiat Just Got More Expensive – NIRP Strikes Again

With the recent Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) announcement that even more customers will be charged to hold money in their banks, people are scrambling to find ways to preserve their wealth, while USB and others scramble to dam the losses resulting from national negative interest rate policy (NIRP..

US, EU and Japan Could Trigger ‘Cold Currency War’ by Debasing Fiat

The world’s major central banks are waging war to determine who can make their respective fiat currency weaker. With the likelihood of even more money printing and negative interest rates ahead, people need to be ready to see the value of their money evaporate and the price of everything else go up...

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