Tag Archive for: SOFR

Higher Yields Coming To A Screen Near You

What Middle East War Means for Interest Rates

Fed is Done Hiking – Here’s Why

Freddie’s Move to SOFR Got You Rattled? Relax.

Last Week: Interest rates ended the week about where they started, as equities traded higher. The yield on the benchmark US 10-year Treasury note dipped two basis points to 1.57%, after plumbing the lower end of its recent range earlier in the week, while 1-month LIBOR rose 1 basis point to 1.66%. A flight-to-quality move […]

LIBOR – What’s in a Name?

Names can have negative or positive connotations.  In the financial world, some infamous names come to mind, such as “Ponzi” and “Madoff” that evoke feelings of dishonesty and scandal, based on the enormity of their respective thefts.  We have never met anyone with the last name of Ponzi, but we’re sure there are a few […]

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A Future Without LIBOR: Are You Ready?

This month’s DL Report provides a short and sweet cheat-sheet concerning LIBOR’s sunset in December 2021. We’ll conduct a quick overview of what’s happening, what it means for borrowers, lenders and legal counsel, and what each should be doing now to prepare. First off, a quick review. Since the mid-1980’s, the London Interbank Offered Rate, […]

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LIBOR Replaced By SOFR – So Far, So Good?

Lenders and borrowers: the “haves” and the “have-nots”. Their actions have shaped the history of the world, and how they respond to crisis and change is fascinating and informative.  Fixed rates are prudent and certain, but cash flow can be king.  When current monthly payments matter more than later ones, borrowers often elect to float […]