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Negative-Rate Policies Are Becoming More Common. Is the U.S. Next?

An in-depth look at the Hail Mary of monetary policy
Bank Of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda News Conference
Photographer: Junko Kimura-Matsumoto/Bloomberg

Every week, hosts Tori Stilwell, Dan Moss and Aki Ito bring you a jargon-free dive into the stories that drive the global economy.

The Bank of Japan's new rules on negative interest rates went into effect this week, with a quarter of the global economy now run by central banks that have deployed this unorthodox tool to stimulate growth.