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Deposits held in financial institutions that are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) against loss due to bank failure.
Long term interest rates pulled back slightly after the close of the second full week in November. The retreat in interest rates was relatively mild compared to the fairly large spike seen in the previous week after the better than expected monthly jobs report pushed interest rates markedly higher.
For the week ending November 15, new
The maximum rate of interest lenders may charge borrowers. State law generally sets the usury rate.
A checking account is a simple demand deposit account that has very few strings attached. It’s your money and you can write checks and withdraw your funds on demand without penalty. Very convenient for the consumer but offers little in the way of yield or rate of return. Use these accounts for the service they
A set of statutes enacted by the various States to provide consistency among the States’ commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading.
CD interest rates slumped this week as the long term cap on short term rates that is being held in place by the Fed, continues to keep interest rates down. The longer the Fed continues to hold short term rates lower, the more banks that offer the highest CD rates can skim a few basis
Finding big CD rates in Texas is not too easy to come across in this current interest rate environment. The task may seem especially trying when looking among the smaller institutions based in the Lone Star state. But low and behold, a tiny bank hiding in plain sight right in the heart of the state
Wedbush Bank opened for business in 2008. The bank is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Wedbush Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of WEDBUSH, Inc. Wedbush Bank has been FDIC insured since February 29, 2008. The bank is chartered as a Savings Association. Therefore the primary regulator is the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).
Institutional money funds are designed primarily for institutional investors. Institutional money market funds that are used by businesses, pension funds, state and local governments, and a variety of other large investors. Small, midsize, and even some larger corporations also use money market funds for cash management purposes. Small and medium-sized bank trust departments which use
Federal legislation that established the Federal Reserve System.
Fed fund borrowing is effectively a banks marginal cost to acquire funds. It is the cost of obtaining additional reserves to meet a banks present or expected reserve demands. When a bank is considering making additional loans to businesses or consumers and it is approaching the maximum amount it can loan out based
An account held by a custodian, often under the Uniform Gifts/Transfers to Minors Act (UGMA or UTMA). The custodian manages property owned by a minor in such cases.
A line of credit secured by the equity in a consumer’s home. It can be used for home improvements, debt consolidation, and other major purchases. Interest paid on the loan is generally tax deductible (consult a tax advisor to be sure). The funds may be accessed by writing checks against the line
To unbound a piece of real estate from a mortgage.
Non seasonally adjusted figures.
This is not the same as headline figures which are seasonally adjusted.
The advance number of actual initial claims for the week ending December 20, 2008, unadjusted, totaled 715,496 in the week ending December 20, an increase of 85,629 from the previous week.
The advance, unadjusted, continuing claims or number of persons claiming unemployment
Bank CD rates dropped just slightly for the week ending October 28, 2011. Based on the most recent survey of CD interest rates performed by Selectcdrates.com, the average rate on the top ten best CD rates covering maturities of three months through five years fell by less than one basis point. The Selectcdrates.com CD rates
In a continuing analysis of bank CDs being offered in Connecticut, the following is a review of Connecticut financial institution that offers some of the best CD rates in the state.
The Torrington Savings Bank was established in 1868 and chartered as a mutual savings bank. The mutual savings bank charter allows the bank to manage
East Cambridge Savings offers mortgage loans for purchase and refinances in Massachusetts with highly competitive rates and terms. The bank offers a number of diverse loan programs for borrowers to meet a range of financial needs from first time home buyers to jumbo loan borrowers. East Cambridge Savings Bank is centrally located with its headquarters
CD interest rates continue to plunge as banks remain awash with reserves and investors flock to the safety of U.S. Treasury bonds. CD interest rates have suffered from a number of fronts including the biggest force coming from the Fed’s position in 2011 to drive bank rates down in an effort to help the housing
Treasury rates dropped modestly Wednesday, September 30 which was the last trading day for the month. Rates were not only down slightly for the day, but were down for the month as well.
At the close of Wednesday the six month Treasury rate moved lower by one basis point or 1/100 pf a percent from 0.19%