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Why Factoring Is a Smart Way to Finance Your Business

If you’re looking to finance your business without incurring debt, you should consider factoring. Not to be confused with accounts receivables, factoring offers an easy and effective way to raise capital. It involves selling unpaid invoices to a factoring company. Since it’s not a loan, you don’t have to repay the money acquired a factoring…

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Is an Interest Rate Hike Right Around the Corner?

It was bound to happen sooner or later, and it looks like that time is now. Many financial analysts are predicting the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. While there’s been talk about a possible interest rate hike for quite some time, there’s strong evidence indicating that it may finally happen. Interest rates have remained…

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There’s a ‘Strong Case’ for a December Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve has been discussing a possible interest rate hike for months. Up until now, though, it’s been reluctant to raise them, leaving U.S. interest rates at some of the lowest levels we’ve seen in years. But if you’re planning to finance a new car, home or business, you should probably do it now,…

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Feds Postpone Interest Hike… Again

You can take a deep sigh of relief, because the Federal Reserve has announced that it will postpone interest rate hikes. In the wake of the U.S. housing market crash, the Feds have kept interest rates at near-record lows in an effort to stimulate the economy. When interest rates are low, consumers can buy homes,…

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Texas to Challenge Federal Reserve With Gold Depository

The Longhorn State has announced plans to launch its own gold-backed bank depository Texas gold reserve, which will allow individuals and corporations to bypass the traditional Federal Reserve, said state representatives. Texas Bullion Depository This isn’t just all smoke and mirrors, either. Back in June, Texas lawmakers voted in favor of the new gold-back depository, with Republican Governor…

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Economists Warn of Federal Reserve Interest Hike

A U.S. interest rate hike may come sooner rather than later, according to the some of the nation’s top economists. This had prompted many investors to approach stock trades with caution, fearing news of higher interest rates could send the market plummeting. On a positive note, the U.S. job market is stronger than ever, with…

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Bank of England Holds Record-Low Interest Rates

Good news for consumers and investors on the other side of the pond: Bank of England has confirmed that it will hold its record-low 0.5% interest rates. The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is responsible for adjusting interest rates, which they say was not necessary this time around. Just six years ago, the…

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Will Feds Increase Interest Rates?

While there’s been no official confirmation yet, many financial experts say the Federal Reserve is looking to increase interest rates. Even a slight increase would affect anyone looking to buy a car, obtain a mortgage, refinance their current home, apply for a business loan, open a savings account, or even invest in the stock market….

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Federal Reserve Pushes Banks To Store More Capital

The U.S. Federal Reserve proposed a new plan earlier this week would require eight of the country’s largest banks and financial institutions to aside a greater amount of capital in event of a financial crisis. It’s no secret that one of the factors contributing to the 2007-2008 economic meltdown was a lack of capital by…

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Gold, Silver Hit Multiyear Lows; Greenback Rises By BLOOMBERG NEWS IBD Posted 10/31/2014

“The recent slump in precious metals has not dampened Intrepid’s enthusiasm in them; we see it as a terrific time to buy!” IEG Partner Gold and silver slumped to the lowest since 2010 Friday as the dollar strengthened after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly boosted stimulus and the Federal Reserve ended asset purchases this week….

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Banks Are Lending Less

Why Banks Are Lending Less

It’s been six years since the financial crisis of 2008, yet banks are still reluctant to lend money. To put the problem into perspective, U.S. business loans of $1 million or less have declined by 13% from 2007 to 2011, and the total amount loaned declined by 19% (inflation taken into account). Banks make their money…

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So here it comes Mr. and Ms. Entrepreneur!

The end of QE – time to head to the bank for that investment capital you need. Right? Read on! Why Is Fed Considering Paying Banks Not To Lend To Main Street By MIKE COSGROVE Posted 07/18/2014 06:37 PM ET The Federal Reserve created a monster $4.3 trillion balance sheet, up by $3 trillion from…

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