COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child care workers under contract with the state to unionize, arguing the key union benefit of health insurance coverage is now widely available elsewhere. (full story)
As the US markets continue to climb, many investors have become weary of the opportunities that remain within North America. The record breaking highs of US markets make investment decisions more difficult. The chips have been spread out on the table... (full story)
TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry chief executive John Chen saw the value of his total pay package drop 96 percent to US$3.4 million last year as he worked to turn around the money-losing company. (full story)
Since the beginning of 2015, the world's largest bond markets have witnessed increasing yields. In the aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis, many economies decoupled and their government bond markets followed suit. Now correlations are rising once... (full story)
(1) Treasury Yields - The interest rate that the U.S. Treasury pays to borrow money.
(2) Bank Rates - The federal funds rate is the rate that banks pay to borrow reserves from each other in the interbank market. The prime rate is the rate that banks charge for loans to their best customers.
(3) The interest rate swap rate represents the fixed rate paid on a rate swap to receive payments based on a floating rate. Our Dollar Interest Rate Swaps page shows 1-, 5-, 10-, and 30-year rate swap charts, as well as historical rate swap data tables.
(4) Mortgage Rates - Mortgage rates are the rates that banks charge for loans to homeowners with the home used as collateral for the loan. Fixed-rate mortgage rates are fixed over the term of the loan whereas adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) vary over the term of the loan.