How the Other Half Lives: Insurance Hits 52.5%
- Untitled. // New Yorker;7/29/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p51
An excerpt from an article about the credit interest rate pattern in the U.S., published in the "Boston Herald," is presented.
- In Housing, S&P's Influence Indirect. Aspan, Maria // American Banker;8/9/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 122, p9
The article discusses Standard & Poor's (S&P's) Corp.'s downgrading of the U.S.' debt rating and the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac government-sponsored enterprises from the perspective that the action could raise interest rates and mortgage prices.
- Market dangerously flirts with key support levels. Auer, Robert // Indianapolis Business Journal;05/15/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p42A
Discusses issues and developments concerning the stock market in the United States. Analysts' prediction on the possible increase in interest rates; Credit ratings received by different companies; Dow Jones industrial average as of May 3, 2000.
- Credit Card Issuers Offering More Options. // Point for Credit Union Research & Advice;8/1/2008, p8
The article discusses a U.S. Federal Reserve report which analyzed trends in credit card pricing by focusing on credit card interest rates. Pricing practices in the credit card market have changed significantly over the past several years. Many card issuers in the past offered programs with a...
- Retail Real Estate Business Conditions. // Retail Real Estate Business Conditions;2/19/2010, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the approval of several changes on discount window lending programs in the U.S. by the Federal Reserve Board. It notes that the changes in the discount rate would be controlled by the Federal Reserve Board and would be raised from 0.5% to 0.75%. Furthermore, it states that...
- Return of Triple-A Insurers Unlikely. RIGGS, TAYLOR // Bond Buyer;8/11/2011, Vol. 377 Issue 33564, p1
The article reports on the impact of the U.S. debt on the municipal bond insurance when the Standard & Poor's Corp. downgraded it. According to municipal analysts, the municipal bond insurance will not be directly affected by the downgrade. It relates that Standard & Poor's has downgraded the...
- Make today's low rates pay. Lee, Jeanne // Money;Jan2003, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p101
Even if you've already refinanced your mortgage, there are more ways to make the lowest rates in more than 40 years pay off. Auto refinancing used to be a bad deal; you'd pay a higher rate because your collateral had depreciated. But with rates down to 4.5% for a 48-month refinancing loan for...
- States in Better Shape; More Debt Ahead. // Bond Buyer;6/13/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33730, p1
The article focuses on the improvements being reported in the fiscal conditions of U.S. states Scott Pattison, executive director of the National Association of State Budget, mentions that many of the U.S. states are expected to maintain positive credit ratings, with steady growth in interest...
- In the Complex World of Municipal Bonds, Don't Go It Alone. Cohen, Gwen G. // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;8/29/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 40, p4
The article discusses the factors that affect the municipal bond market in the U.S. including bond ratings, bond insurance and alternative minimum tax (AMT). It states that risk analysis does not fully assess the credit quality of an individual bond. Some bond insurers left the market due to...