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Trump Hails ‘Gift’ of Negative Rates That Fed Officials Disdain

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Photographer: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg

President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. should receive the “gift” of negative interest rates, after three Federal Reserve officials signaled the central bank is cool to the idea.

Trump has long expressed his desire for the U.S. to pay negative interest on its debt.