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With Rates Unchanged, Investors Wait for Extended Fed Report.

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top CD Rate Issuers

NEW YORK
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, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — RateWatch, a premier banking
data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (
NASDAQ

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reported today national average CD rates remained unchanged at
record-low levels as investors
awaited
  
v. a·wait·ed, a·wait·ing, a·waits

v.tr.
1.
a. To wait for. See Synonyms at expect.

b.
 the Federal Reserve’s
extended report of its latest
federal funds

 rate-setting meeting.

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Critical for investors to know is that the May 1 brief policy
statement — which
Wednesday’s

 minutes are based on —
didn’t
  

Contraction of did not.


 did not
 do
 say whether the central bank would scale back on its monetary
stimulus
 /stim·u·lus/ () pl. stim´uli   [L.] any agent, act, or influence which produces functional or trophic reaction in a receptor or an irritable tissue.
.

According to

prep.
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of:

2. In keeping with:

3.
 TheStreet’s Economist Joe
Deaux

, “Individuals
invested in CDs will want to look closely at the language of the minutes
to determine if Fed members are seriously considering drawing down on

quantitative easing

 programs. If the Fed does scale back, economists and
analysts suggest this would ultimately lead to a gradual increase in
interest rates, which would slowly raise currently low CD
rates.”

TOP RATE ISSUERS – $10K This is a list of issuers with top interest
rates. The issuer’s Financial Strength Rating isan independent,
unbiased evaluation of quarterly regulatory statements. Institutions are

assigned
  
tr.v. as·signed, as·sign·ing, as·signs
1. To set apart for a particular purpose; designate:

2.
 a letter grade of A-E with “A” representing the
highest rating based on a review of many aspects of financial safety
including
capitalization
 n. 1) the act of counting anticipated earnings and expenses as capital assets (property, equipment, fixtures) for accounting purposes. 2) the amount of anticipated net earnings which hypothetically can be used for conversion into capital assets.
, asset quality, profitability and liquidity.
For more information, visit
www.weissratings.com/help/what-our-ratings-mean.aspx. Information is
believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

Data is surveyed weekly with averages calculated each
Monday
 see week.
 afternoon from RateWatch’s unbiased national interest rate survey
of over 96,000 financial institution locations across the
United
States

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