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Mainstream Media: Low Interest Rates Could Cause ‘Civil Unrest’

21st Century Wire says…

Could this be the reality of the worsening situation? The mainstream media is starting to lean in that direction.

With the economy still on a downward trend, central banks and mainstream media are beginning to suggest that civil unrest and the disintegration of society could be on the horizon.

Will an interest rate rise be the economic trigger for unrest, or the remedy?

Here’s a breakdown of this important story in in video report from Stuart J. Hooper:

Low rates will trigger unrest as central banks lose control – BIS

The Telegraph

Low inflation, bond yields and interest rates around the world will push the boundaries of economic and political stability to breaking point if they continue on their downward trajectory, the Bank for International Settlements has warned.

The Swiss-based “bank of central banks” said the “sinking trend” of global rates would push countries further into uncharted territory.

It highlighted that $2.4 trillion (£1.6 trillion) of long-term global sovereign debt was now trading at negative yields, with an increasing number of investors willing to pay governments for the privilege of lending to them.

“As bond markets show us day after day, the boundaries of the unthinkable are exceptionally elastic,” said Claudio Borio, head of the Monetary and Economic department at the BIS.

“The consequences should be watched closely, as the repercussions are bound to be significant.”

The BIS warned that the low rate environment risked creating instability…

Continue reading the full story on The Telegraph

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