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Zero Interest

Banking 2012: Maneuvering to Survive the Desert Landscape of Zero Interest Rates

Dennis Santiago | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Dennis Santiago

Simply put, with zero interest rates pushing operating margins down to nothing, the only thing starving bankers have left to do to survive the drought is cannibalize the industry.

Catherine New

Balance Transfer Day Could Be Boon For Banks, Bust For Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

In an attempt to ride the recent wave of antibank sentiment fomented by November's Bank Transfer Day, a 35-year-old freelancer from Brooklyn, New York...

The Fed's Zero-Interest Policy -- Tokyo on the Potomac

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

The Federal Open Market Committee has reduced the target fed funds rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, officially entering a very-close-to-zero interest rate policy.