Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Interest Rates
February 7, 2011
A recent surge in Treasury yields, fueled by inflation concerns, makes the Fed's quantitative easing policy seem out of step.
February 2, 2011
New business optimism could help push bank rates higher, but after some improvement, this indicator seems to be stuck in a rut. What's holding deposit rates back?
January 31, 2011
Unrest in Egypt has already had an impact on U.S. financial markets, and the potential effects may be especially hard on bank depositors.
January 24, 2011
Low Federal Reserve fund rates have helped banks but hurt depositors; it might be time to even things up a little.
January 17, 2011
Bank profits were up sharply in 2010, and that could be a good sign for CD, savings, and money market rates.
January 10, 2011
Find out whether Friday's job report was strong enough to give a boost to bank interest rates
January 5, 2011
Recent data showed that consumer bankruptcies continued to rise in 2010, which helps explain why bank interest rates remain so low despite a recovering economy.
December 20, 2010
The new tax deal might create unintended disincentives for unemployed people seeking work--find out how.
December 15, 2010
Bond yields have now gained one percent in just over two months; will bank rates be soon to follow?
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December 8, 2010
Interest rates on bonds have made a move upward; will CDs, savings accounts, and money market accounts follow?