Odds of Negative Interest Rates in the U.S. Are Slim

David Twibell, president of Custom Portfolio Group, was quoted in a story in TheStreet.com June 17: “Odds of Negative Interest Rates in the U.S. are slim.”

The odds of the U.S. lowering interest rates to negative levels remain low, because other forms of monetary policy such as quantitative easing could be adopted first.

The odds of utilizing quantitative easing are “quite high” or policies such as the use of repurchase agreements and the term deposit facility, said Michael Kramer, a portfolio manager on Covestor, the online investing marketplace and founder of Mott Capital Management, a registered investment advisor in Garden City, NY.

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