CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation. (full story)
By The Associated Press - AP - Sat Apr 30, 7:36PM CDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, where tens of thousands of people have listened to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for several hours (all times local): (full story)
By DEBORA REY and LUIS ANDRES HENAO - AP - Fri Apr 29, 9:58PM CDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's strongest unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest high inflation and job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December. (full story)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. (full story)
SEATTLE (AP) — A coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state could have unavoidable, significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety, according to an environmental review released Friday. (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.
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