Archive: October 2018

Credit Unions – A New Growth Opportunity in Brokered CDs

Credit unions issuing brokered CDs averaged just 5 institutions per quarter from 2008 to 2015. Beginning in the 2nd quarter of 2015, these institutions accelerated from 5 to 92 by the 2nd quarter of 2018, and, as of this article publishing date, rose again to 119. IDC Financial Publishing (IDCFP) estimates…

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Reflation Trade Offers New Risks and Rewards

Reflation trade continues to affect the outcomes in the investment market, as the nominal yield on the 5-Year T-Note is projected to rise to 4% by June 2020. Investors should consider both risk and reward with the increase in yields. Yields on U.S. Treasury securities are rising to levels that…

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