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Bank CD interest rates continued to creep lower in this week’s interest rate survey of the top banks and thrifts across the nation. Based on the most recent survey of bank CD rates performed by SelectCDrates.com, certificate of deposit rates were lower on all maturities with the exception of the two year term bank CDs,
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The unexpected strength in the
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