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The highest CD rates offered nationally remained in a tight range for the week ending May 1, 2009. The average of the longest term CD rates, the five year term, dropped by one basis point or 1/100 of a percent for the week. The best two year CD rates increased on average by two basis
The amount that a bond’s issuer must repay at the maturity date.
Saigon National Bank is a locally owned community bank devoted to serving the financial needs of the Vietnamese business community in Southern California. Saigon National Bank provides various personal and commercial banking products and services in California. Saigon National Bank was established on November 30, 2005 and has been FDIC insured since November 30, 2005.
Bank of Botetourt has a great 6 month CD special offer. The 6 month CD has an interest rate of 3.79% APY. The CD rate provides a guaranteed rate of return with a federally insured CD account. This CD rate is in the top 5 CD rates for the state of Virginia. However, this is
Bank CD rates continued to show some downward pressure from slow economic growth abroad and geopolitical tensions in select hot points in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The downward pressure offsets underlying forces that should start to push CD rates higher. Upward pressures sitting under the interest rate market includes the Fed’s reduction in
If you are shopping for certificates of deposit the penalties for early withdrawal have to be considered. Suppose you purchased a five-year CD three years ago when interest rates were very low; is it worthwhile to take the early withdrawal hit and use the proceeds to buy a new CD at today’s much-better rates?
A check drawn by a bank on itself, signed by a cashier or bank officer and payable to a third party named by the customer. An instrument used to guarantee funds are available. There is usually a fee associated with cashier’s checks.
Continental National Bank was established in 1974 as Miami’s first Cuban-American owned national bank. This South Florida bank was formed by a group of exiled Cubans with the intention of serving the Florida consumer and business banking market and the Cuban community. Continental National Bank of Miami has grown from its original location to six
Deposits held in financial institutions that are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) against loss due to bank failure.
The basic insurance amount is $100,000 per depositor, per insured bank. This includes principal and accrued interest up to a total of $100,000. The $100,000 amount applies to all depositors of an insured bank except for owners of certain retirement accounts, which are insured up to $250,000 per owner, per insured bank.
Deposits in separate
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There is little to report regarding CD interest rate changes for the week ending December 23, 2011. Bank savings rates and CD rates seemed to be held in suspended animation as there were hardly any alterations in the top CD rates available nationally across most all bank CD terms.
The average CD rate measured by the
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Per the Treasury’s press release, to date, the Department
During this continued mess throughout financial asset returns there remains a beacon of light provided by CD rates. Great bank CD rates, in spite of everything, are still available. Presumably, the chaos in the credit market is the impetus behind the highest CD rates available. While that may be the underlying force as to why
Interest rates have been stuck in a narrow range even with the Fed rate hike debate pushing and pulling on the market. Each time rates have made a push towards the upside, Fed comments or economic anxiety emanating from outside the U.S. has applied downward pressure and brought rates right back down again.
Economic anxiety has
Historically, money market mutual funds would pay a slightly higher interest rate than competing bank products such as savings accounts and money market accounts. Money market mutual fund rates, however have not always been the market leader in short term rates. With the ability to write checks and transfer funds without charge, many money market mutual funds may