Zero interest rates
also triggered a significant change among Japanese savers.
George Miller, who's expected to replace McKeon as chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, wants to halve the interest rate
charged on loans to needy students.
Bernanke initially continued Greenspan's policy of raising interest rates
by a quarter point at every meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.
List all debts according to their annual interest rates
, from highest to lowest, and adjust the interest rate
to its after-tax interest rate
I'm afraid that interest rates
are going higher," says Ellis, "that's why I have diversification in my bonds, so they provide more security in my portfolio.
No one expects the Fed to hike interest rates
dramatically, but a small increase is coming.
The court rejected the IRS's assertion that the differential between market interest rates
and the contract interest rates
stated in the debt obligations was not an asset.
Because the security either gets put or called in two years' time, no matter what interest rates
do in the interim, what the company effectively has issued is a two-year bullet obligation to the put/call date.
Prior to 1987, the same interest rate
applied to underpayments and overpayments of tax.
We've been encouraging all our clients not to wait for interest rates
to go down, since we feel they're more likely to move upward over the coming months, although they'll remain relatively stable through the Presidential election.
The demand for housing, for example, falls off as mortgage interest rates
However, the interest rates
have different effects on different companies.
Why liberals should hate Volcker and Greenspan and love low interest rates
Malaga's interest rate
spread normally contracts during periods of rising interest rates
due to an inherent lag as its loans re-price more slowly than its deposits and borrowings, resulting in lower net interest income for Malaga until the loans fully re-price once interest rates
Federal Reserve will continue hiking interest rates
because of the impact of housing inflation on consumption and concern about the market becoming overly speculative.