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With the stock market running scared and government debt issues here and abroad putting fear into the market, interest rates remained low last week. Skittish markets generally drive funds into the Treasury market pushing Treasury rates lower which keeps a lid on the movement on most other interest rate sensitive assets in the U.S. which
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Even after the stunning drop in fed funds rate and the continuing reduction in treasury rates, solid CD rates can still be found. One such find is the stellar rate found at Nova Bank, a Pennsylvania state-chartered savings bank. Nova Bank is offering a 24 month term CD that has an interest rate of 4.00%.
In the Nov. 9th, 2008 of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Republic First Bank is offering a money market account at 3.25% on a minimum balance of only $5,000.00. The 3.25% interest rate puts Republic First Bank in the top 10 rates for Pennsylvania. Republic First Bank can be reached at 888-875-2265. The website for Republic First
High Desert Bank is chartered as a Savings Association in Bend, OR. The primary regulator of the bank is the Office of Thrift Supervision. The bank was established on September 26, 2007 and has been FDIC insured since that time. The bank assets, as of September 2008, stood at $34,132,000. Through September, 2008 the bank
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Barnes Banking Co was founded in Davis County, Utah in 1891. The bank is one of Utah’s largest community banks with assets just shy of one billion dollars, actual 2008 year end assets were $970,277,000. The bank has ten bank branches, in Kaysville, Layton, Bountiful, Syracuse, Roy, South Ogden, Salt Lake City, Fort Union, St.
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Bank rates were mostly lower for the week ending May 18, 2012. Based on the most recent weekly survey of the top bank rates available nationally conducted by Selectcdrates.com, mortgage rates and CD rates moved lower, savings account rates ticked up slightly higher and credit card rates were unchanged.
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The best two year CD rate in Utah is being promoted by Barnes Banking Co. Barnes offers a 25 month term CD that earns an interest rate of 4.007 APY. The minimum deposit for this CD is $5,000.00. Barnes Banking Co main office is located in Kaysville, Utah. In addition to this office the bank