It's all relative: Bank CDs' low yields make munis look like a better deal
- Still Worried About the Market? Ruth, James P. // Advisor Today;Sep2002, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p22
Discusses investments to consider in order to beat money market and passbook savings rates in the United States. Certificates of deposit; Municipal bonds; Exchange traded bond funds.
- Lower-risk alternatives in volatile markets. Fiore, Len // Westchester County Business Journal;03/01/99, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p15
Recommends alternative investment packages to counter losses caused by volatile investment markets in the United States in 1999. Insurance protection of certificates of deposits; Backing of government credit for government securities; Direct obligations of funds protecting municipal bonds;...
- Delaware Investments Will Allow Its Funds to Buy, Sell CDS. Posner, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/28/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32701, p4
The article reports on the statement of a money manager that Delaware Investments Inc. will allow some of its municipal bond mutual funds to buy and sell credit default swaps. Four of the firm's open-ended funds and all of its closed-end funds will be allowed to invest up to 15% of a fund's...
- BEATING PUNY CD YIELDS--SAFELY. Teitelbaum, Richard S. // Fortune;3/7/1994, Vol. 129 Issue 5, p31
Suggest investors where to find better payout than on certificate of deposits. Arguments pertaining to the earnings by certificates of deposits; Discussion on the several options available for investors; Arguments pertaining to the risks and rewards of many funds claiming to be safe; Discussion...
- Long-term rates start moving up. // Consumer Reports Money Adviser;Feb2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10
The article discusses interest rates in the U.S. In December of 2010 the ten-year U.S. Treasury note was yielding 3.3%, and rate on 30-year mortgages had risen to 4.8%. Concerns about the safety of municipal bonds have caused their yields to rise as well. Several accompanying charts and graphs...
- A flight to CDs? Well, probably not a long one. Cope, Debra; Ring, Niamh; Winokur, Cheryl // American Banker;9/2/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 168, p7
Presents information on certificates of deposit (CDs), which may increase as investors exit the stock market. Details on federally insured CDs and retail deposits; Listing of companies which deal with CDs.
- Rising rates, bear market spark CD revival. Rose, Barbara // Crain's Chicago Business;6/27/94, Vol. 17 Issue 26, p3
Reports on the revival of certificates of deposit in Chicago, Illinois. Reasons for the revival; Interest rates; Promotional and marketing schemes; Implications on the banking industry.
- LI economic trendicator. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/05/96, Vol. 43 Issue 32, p1
Presents a graph showing average yields on certificates of deposit in Long Island, New York.
- CD rates. // Las Vegas Business Press;2/13/95, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p17
Presents a chart tabulating rates on certificates of deposits as of February 8, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Name of bank; Rate for $20,000 deposited for three months, six months and one year; Rate for $100,000 for 30 days.