2009 04 30

google today "Negative Interest Rate" yields about 28,200 returns.

"Negative Interest Rate Program" (NIRP) returns 2, including john's offering 2009 Feb 10.

This morning on National Public Radio in a segment by American Public Media, MarketPlace Morning Report, Steve Giatakis interviewed Chris Ferrell who cited:

internal report by Federal Reserve:

http://www.economicpopulist.org/?q=content/internal-federal-reserve-study-concludes-fed-should-create-5-interest-rate

On 2009 Apr 18 a NYTimes op-ed by Harvard professor featured this concept pursued tangentially.

NIRP may be getting traction.  There is hope for the awakening!