Interest Rate Policy

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    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  2. Examples Of Negative Interest Rates

    Negative interest rates seem like an abstract notion. But, they have practical consequences ...
  3. Are Markets Ready For An Interest Rate Hike?

    Despite financial market fears over the uncertainty of Greece’s debt crisis and the ...
  4. How the Fed Affects Reverse Mortgages

    An in depth look at how the Federal Reserve affects reverse mortgages.
  5. Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Dividend Payers?

    Interest rate changes have an effect on prices of dividend-rich stocks in interest ...
  6. Will Higher Interest Rates Hurt Trading Activities?

    Do higher interest rates lead to less trading and lower interest rates lead to more ...
  1. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  2. Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Dividend Payers?

    Interest rate changes have an effect on prices of dividend-rich stocks in interest ...
  3. Top 3 Safest Peer-to-Peer Lending Websites

    Add safety and reputation to your checklist when you consider borrowing from an online ...
  4. Should You Borrow From a P2P Site?

    It's a hot trend, but is it safe? Here's how to tell.
  5. A P2P Mortgage: Is This Loan Right For You?

    Read all about the the pros and cons of this trend in of peer-to-peer lending.
  6. Junk Bonds: Does High Yield Equal Extreme Risk?

    High-yield bonds present a lot of risks but do they outweigh the rewards? Here are ...
  1. How does the bond market react to changes in the Federal Funds Rate?

    Discover how the bond market reacts to changes in the federal funds rate. The risk-free rate of return is a major factor ...
  2. What are the differences between the Federal Funds Rate and LIBOR?

    Learn the key differences between the federal funds rate and the London Interbank Offered Rate, including currency denomination ...
  3. What is the correlation between inflation and interest rate risk?

    Learn about the correlation between inflation and interest rate risk. Central banks raise interest rates when inflation becomes ...
  4. What is the correlation between term structure of interest rates and recessions?

    Discover the importance of the term structure of interest rates, also known as the yield curve, and its predictive power ...
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