When the federal funds rate moves, other interest rates follow. The chart below shows how the interest rates on popular consumer products have moved in the past 10 years. Rates are from Bankrate.com and its predecessor company, Bank Rate Monitor, which have been surveying financial institutions for 25 years.

— Posted: Dec. 6, 2000

See Also
Previous actions by the Fed
Federal Reserve Board definitions

30 yr fixed mtg 6.39%
48 month new car loan 6.87%
1 yr CD 3.54%

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