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How Are Long-Term & Short-Term Rates Determined?

How Are Long-Term & Short-Term Rates Determined?

There are obvious differences in pricing for money that is lent for 5 years versus that which is lent for 15 or 20 years. What factors go into pricing the costs of these funds? In this article, we’ll give an overview of short-term versus long-term money, how’s it’s priced, and what influences the costs.