Interest Rates

Course Number: BS-3006
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Interest Rates, you'll learn ...

  • Know the components that make up an interest rate
  • Understand how the Federal government influences interest rates
  • Know the function of the Federal funds rate and the discount rate
  • Understand the difference between the prime rate and Libor

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 25 pages

Have you ever wondered what makes up an interest rate? Curious as to how the Federal Government influences the cost of borrowing money? Have you ever wondered "what is the appropriate interest rate to use in a financial analysis"? This course can help you understand what makes up an interest rate and how the cost of money is ultimately determined. This course is a basic primer on interest rates and it will help you understand how to select the appropriate interest for a specific analysis.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Know the components that make up an interest rate
  • Understand how the Federal government influences interest rates
  • Know the function of the Federal funds rate and the discount rate
  • Understand the difference between the prime rate and Libor
  • Understand the difference in the Federal Treasury rates

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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