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Visualizing the 200-Year History of U.S. Interest Rates

Source: Visual Capitalist     I am out of pocket most of today, but I wanted to share a quick note on the long-term history of Interest r.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 17th, 2020

Visualizing The 700-Year Fall Of Interest Rates

Visualizing The 700-Year Fall Of Interest Rates How far can interest rates fall? Currently, many sovereign rates sit in negative territory, and, as Visual Capitalist's Dorothy .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 8th, 2020

: Mortgage rates fall to record lows for the 11th time this year, but new challenges for first-time buyers remain

Home price gains continue to outpace wage growth, and low interest rates aren’t helping a whole lot......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2020

Big Banks Expected To Be In The Green As Spotlight Shines On Q2 Earnings From JP Morgan, Citi, And Wells Fargo

A lethal combination of ultra-low interest rates, credit worries, a steep economic slowdown, and tough government regulations ganged up on big banks this year. Despite that, expectations f.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaOct 12th, 2020

Why Yield Curves Can Be Bull or Bear, Flat or Steep

Last year, the yield curve went mainstream as an economic indicator, as inversions of the curve sent chills down investors’ spines. That’s because inversions -- times when long-term interest rates are lower than shorter ones -- have often heral.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 8th, 2020

Big Financial ETF Tagged With "Speculative" Rating

Low interest rates and a sluggish economy are among the factors punishing the financial services sector and the related exchange-traded funds this year. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 5th, 2020

The Repo Panic: One Year Later

The Repo Panic: One Year Later Tyler Durden Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:45 By Scott Skyrm of Curvative Securities, Let's set the stage. After 7 years of zero percent interest rates, the Fed sta.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 17th, 2020

Fixed mortgage rates tumble to lowest levels in history

The 30-year fixed-rate average has never been this low since Freddie Mac began tracking mortgage rates in 1971......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 11th, 2020

Hawaii home sales post ups and downs in August, with Oahu leading gains

Home sales in Hawaii were mixed in August, compared to the same month last year, as low inventory and interest rates drove increases in sales of single-family homes on Oahu and kept decreases flat or low on the Neighbor Islands and increases in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2020

Mortgage rates remain below 3% — but rising home prices are threatening to push buyers out of the market

Even with interest rates at record lows, someone buying the typical home today will have a larger monthly mortgage payment than they would have if they bought a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2020

Mortgage rates fall once again — but rising home prices mean that buyers shouldn’t expect savings

Even with interest rates at record lows, someone buying the typical home today will have a larger monthly mortgage payment than they would have if they bought a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 28th, 2020

AmeriSave Mortgage hiring up to 300 people in Cleveland as refinancing booms

AmeriSave Mortgage Corp. plans to hire between 250 and 300 people in Greater Cleveland by the end of the year to serve mainly mortgage refinancers taking advantage of low interest rates. AmeriSave's local hires initially will work from home becau.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 28th, 2020

Goldman Sachs says gold will surge another 20% and hit $2,300 in the next year, driven by rock-bottom interest rates

Goldman Sachs has raised its 12-month gold forecast by 15% and now expects the metal to hit $2,300 per ounce. The bank previously projected that the safe-haven.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 28th, 2020

Gold rallies on Sino-U.S. woes, silver soars to 7-year peak

Low interest rates and a wave of stimulus to cushion virus- hit economies have propelled prices of bullion.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 23rd, 2020

NerdWallet: Some good news for college borrowers: Loan rates are at their lowest ever

Lower interest rates mean this year’s student loans are as cheap as they get. Here’s how much you can save......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 15th, 2020

The Fed interest rate cuts are costing money fund investors billions a year

Money fund yields have fallen more than 90 percent since the Fed began cutting short-term rates to near zero to help stimulate the economy after the coronavirus struck......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 10th, 2020

The Fed interest rate cuts are costing money fund investors billions a year

Money fund yields have fallen more than 90 percent since the Fed began cutting short-term rates to near zero to help stimulate the economy after the coronavirus struck......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 10th, 2020

Federal student loan interest rates for the upcoming school year will be lower than ever, outstripping the previous record from 2005

  Federal student loan interest rates are at a historic low for the 2020-2021 school year. All undergraduate federal student loans will carry a 2.75% interest rate, while graduate student loans are set at a 4.3% i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2020

Austria"s 100-Year Bond Sale Is 8x Oversubscribed

Austria's 100-Year Bond Sale Is 8x Oversubscribed Tyler Durden Wed, 06/24/2020 - 10:25 Three years ago, taking advantage of an unprecedented collapse in global interest rates Austria i.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 24th, 2020

Refinancing my mortgage saves me $150 a month, which helps me sleep better during a time of economic uncertainty

Richard Drury/Getty Images   My husband and I hadn't planned to refinance our 30-year mortgage anytime soon — originally 4.4% — but when interest rates hit record lows in response to the coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2020

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield sees biggest drop in 8 weeks after Fed signals interest rates will stay at zero until 2022

U.S. Treasury yields fell for a third day on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve underlined its commitment to keeping interest rates at zero until 2022, supporting flows into the bond-market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 10th, 2020