Why Americans should care about LIBOR and Barclays

Jul 3, 2012
Every American bank is involved in the investigation looking into whether Barclays engaged in a type of price fixing on a key global interest rate.
Posted In: Barclays, LIBOR

LIBOR For Mortals: An Easy Explainer

Jul 3, 2012
An investigation into LIBOR -- a crucial interest-rate benchmark -- has resulted in a fine for Barclays and the resignation of its chairman, Marcus Agius. But what does it all mean for the average American? Easy Street is here to help.
Posted In: LIBOR, interest rates

What are we talking about?

Oct 15, 2008
When you hear us warning that the credit market shows signs of severe stress, what's the index to watch? There's no easy answer. There's a...
Posted In: LIBOR, TED Spread, Treasuries