Trump urges the US Federal Reserve to bring in negative interest rates
Donald Trump has urged the Federal Reserve to embrace negative interest rates.
For how long can stockmarkets ignore rising unemployment?
US unemployment figures are looking terrible – up to 20 million people have lost their jobs. But markets don’t seem to care. John Stepek explains what…
Coronavirus: America's central bank "goes nuclear" as politicians act
The US Federal Reserve, America's central bank, signalled that it would do practically anything to end the turbulence and help the American economy.
Apple’s coronavirus warning won’t be the last – but will markets care?
If one of the world's biggest companies is feeling the pain from the coronavirus, then presumably others are too, says John Stepek. That can only lead…
Here’s why the Federal Reserve might print more money before 2020 is out
The Federal Reserve wants to allow US inflation to run “hot” for a while. But that’s just an excuse to keep interest rates low – and possibly print mo…