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As bank interest have continued to climb higher in 2018, savers can now find CD rates at 2.00% or higher on a number of short term, six-month certificates of de...(read more)

Republic Bank of Chicago is currently offering a special CD rate promotion in Illinois that is worthy of consideration for rate shoppers that have both, big and small, savings port...(read more)

Rising interest rates in the first half of this year has led to a measurable rise in search inquiries regarding bank certificates of deposit.  From the end of 2016 to start of Aug...(read more)

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New home loan borrowers ought to be rejoicing as US mortgage rates have continued to hold in a very tight range despite a plethora of mixed market signals.  A recent run of diverg...(read more)
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The best CD interest rates available nationally increased for the second consecutive week.  Based on the most recent survey of bank CD rates conducted by Selectcdrates.com the average rate found on the highest CD rates across multiple maturities increased by one basis point or 1/100th of a percent for the week ending June 22, 2012. 
The top CD interest rates available nationally barely budged over the past week.  The highest CD rates moved lower on the week but by the smallest of increments and remain in a very tight range.  The Selectcdrates.com index of the top ten CD rates for three month CDs, six month CDs, one year CDs, two
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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
The best certificate of deposit rates available nationally remained in a tight range for the week ending May 15 and mostly followed the direction of similar interest bearing securities.  The average on short term, six month and one year CD, rates dipped down marginally while the longer term CD rates increased more notably to end
Certificate of deposit rates managed to shift even lower for the week ending Nov 6, 2009.  Bank CD rates with a six month maturity and CD rates with a two year maturity held steady while the one year rate dropped modestly and the five year fell considerably. The average of the best six month CD rates
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Even as the stock market and Treasury markets gyrated wildly this past week, CD rates continued to move higher.  It was tumultuous market for most investment products including stocks, bonds, commodities, and many foreign markets.  The stock market volatility, the up-and-down movement of the market, brought on multiple 100 point plus up and down days. 
CD rates made a small push upward during the third week of June.  Interest rates in general have been heading north bound since the start of May but have not quite flowed through to savings products in general and bank CDs specifically.  Positive economic news regarding employment gains, augmented auto sales, gains in retail sales
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Bank rates fell…….through the floor this week.  Fortunately, the full impact was not absorbed in CD interest rates although, in the coming days bank CD rates are sure to drop further.  The European debt crisis not only refused to go away but appears to be bigger than ever.  The combination of more problems with European
CD interest rates made another mild retreat over the past week.  The minor rate reduction comes on the heels of a rate drop of similar proportions that took place in the previous week.   On the face of it, the interest rate reductions may not seem like a whole lot, but when CD rates are holding
The long term erosion in CD rates that has occurred through most of 2010 has received a pause this week based on the date form the most recent survey of bank CD interest rates performed by Selectcdrates.com. A pause in CD interest rate returns is welcome relief for bank CD investors but is even more
As mortgage rates moved closer to record lows and the stock market made a nasty turn to the downside, CD interest rates managed to show a slight uptick.  The average CD rate available nationally measured by the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index was bumped up this past week by 6/1000ths of a percent.  The CD rate

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