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Interest Rates as Indicators

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

Interest Rates as Indicators

Taught by Professor Connel Fullenkamp | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses

Move on to a deeper discussion of how interest rates are connected to each other with a look at benchmark rates such as government bond rates and the controversial LIBOR. Learn how these rates reveal information about the state of the economy, then focus on one of the most important but least understood diagrams in all of finance—the yield curve.


April 26, 2016