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03/11/2010, Scot Ringa: February, 2010 The U.S Prime Rate (The Rate at which banks lend money to its biggest and best customers) has continued to stay unchanged at 3.25%. The U.S Prime Rate has been unchanged since December 16th, 2008 when it was at 3.75%. The next FOMC rate decision, which could have an effect on US prime Rates is on March 16th 2010 at 2:15(ET)
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US Prime Rate and 6-Month Treasury Bills