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Monthly Archives: August 2012

What the LIBOR Scandal Means for Investors

Commonly known as LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate is considered one of the most important interest rates in finance. It serves as a reference rate for trillions of dollars of derivatives and financial contracts, and also as a benchmark … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup August 2012

Consumer Prices In June, overall CPI inflation held steady at 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. Consumer prices remained soft, reflecting a decline in energy prices. Meanwhile food prices rose 0.2% in June. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and … Continue reading

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Market Summary August 2012

Treasury rates declined moderately in July as domestic economic activity weakened and concerns remained about the European sovereign debt crisis. The Treasury yield curve also flattened as longer term rates fell more than shorter term rates. The financial markets continued … Continue reading

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