Archive for September, 2013

Average US 30-year mortgage rate down to 4.32 pct.

WASHINGTON Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week to their lowest point in two months. The decline follows the Federal Reserve's decision last week to hold off slowing its monthly bond purchases.

Experts urge action as mortality rates increase for NSW cardiac arrest victims

Residents in New South Wales who have a cardiac arrest outside of hospital face the lowest survival rates in a decade, according to a major new study.

Rates fall at weekly US Treasury bill auction, with 6-month bills dipping to record low

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on six-month bills dropping to the lowest level on record.

US 30-year mortgage rate steady at 4.57 pct.

WASHINGTON Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages held steady this week, hovering near two-year highs. But rates could change quickly next week when the Federal Reserve addresses its bond purchase program.

Rates fall at weekly US Treasury auction with 6-month bills dropping to lowest since 2011

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills dropping to the lowest level in nearly two years.

Jobs report tempers mortgage rates

The negative revisions to the jobs numbers leaves enough doubt about that for interest rates to catch their breath just a bit.

Rates on US treasury bills dip at weekly auction to lowest levels since January 2012

WASHINGTON – Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Tuesday's auction to the lowest levels since early 2012.

Personal loan price war hots up

A supermarket has now taken top spot for the lowest-rate personal loan, but it's only available for a limited time.