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Retail funds are money market mutual funds that are offered primarily to individuals. Retail money market funds hold around 60 percent of all money market fund assets.
Most bank savings rates and lending rates held mostly steady over the past week with slight increases found in the short term bank CD rates and long term mortgage rates. And while the bank rates were little changed, Treasury rates moved modestly higher across almost all maturities.
The weekly bank rate survey conducted by Selectcdrates.com, showed
Bank lending rates moved marginally lower for the week ending January 7th, 2011 while bank savings rates were predominantly unchanged.
CD interest rates were lower by less than one basis point or 1/100th of a percent based on the Selectcdrates.com weekly CD rate index. The CD rate index is a composite average
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This week’s special CD rate comes from State Farm Bank. State Farm Bank operates as a subsidiary of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. The bank is based in Bloomington, Illinois.
The special certificate of deposit offer from State Farm Bank is on their 28 month certificate. The 28 month CD rate is currently at 3.00%.
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