In Today's Investment Environment, Bank CDs Deserve a Fresh Look

by James H. Gilkeson

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In Today's Investment Environment, Bank CDs Deserve a Fresh Look

With rising bond default rates and the lowest Treasury yields in more than a generation, investors would be wise to reconsider long-term bank time deposits as a way to earn safe returns in excess of money market yields.

James H. Gilkeson , Ph.D., CFA, is associate professor of finance at University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.


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