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Fear and uncertainty is driving down interest rates bringing some good news to new borrowers but not so good news for those with money invested in the markets. The economic troubles in emerging markets and the selloff in China is casting doubt about the strength of the US economy.
Fear and uncertainty in the markets has
A strong jobs report following a cautious report from the head of the Federal Reserve has caused a fracture in bank rates. Lending rates dipped for the week while savings rates forged ahead, ending the week on an up note.
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The December 9, 2008 issue of the Dallas Morning News has an ad placed by NexBank advertising their 12 month CD. The bank CD has an interest rate 4.00% APY. The minimum deposit for the account is $10,000.00. This is certainly a top CD rate in the Dallas metro region. The NexBank ad copy reads,
The November 23rd, 2008 weekend edition of the Charlotte Observer holds this ad from First Trust Bank. The First Trust Bank copy reads, “Strength, Experience, Understanding “. Along with the advertisements information regarding the financial strength of First Trust, the ad promotes the banks 7 month term CD. The CD is offered with an interest
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Banks are permitted to assess an early withdrawal penalty whenever funds from
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As the markets absorb the new Fed policy to buy long term bonds, referred to as operation Twist, certificate of deposit rates continue to press on to lower levels. This week, CD interest rates reacted to the Fed’s desire to drive long term rates lower with CD rates experiencing yet another down week. Unfortunately, it
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Long term bank rates, mortgage rates and CD rates were all bumped higher when the first week of September came to a close on the Friday the 6th. Strengthening economic news and the prospect that the Fed will begin to taper their bond buying stimulus program very soon was the catalyst for the rate spikes.
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Mortgage rates jumped higher on Friday after the release of the monthly jobs report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. An unexpected drop in the unemployment rate and a larger than expected rise in the number of new jobs created gave another shot in the arm to the stock market and socked money away
Resuming the trend that has been prevalent throughout most of 2010, national CD interest rates were down, on average, for the week ending May 28, 2010. National average certificate of deposit rates at banks and credit unions marched lower this week on the short and long end of the CD yield curve. Bank