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Per the Treasury’s press release, to date, the Department
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Short term bank rates showed little activity during the last week of February but, long term rates continued to march lower. This is a theme that has run all year long, all two months of it. Long term bank rates such as mortgage rates are at their lowest level of the year while shorter term
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Bank rate changes over the holiday week were all very modest from CD rates and mortgage rates to Treasury rates and savings account rates. The bulk of the interest rate adjustments took place towards the end of the week as the market became very nervous over the lack of progress in settling the fiscal cliff
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The average CD rate measured by the
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