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Subject:  Re: I Bond Fixed Rate--November, 2001 Date:  8/16/2001  3:17 PM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  1956 of 35367

>> This may be a little premature but can anyone speculate as to what the fixed rate component of the I-bond will be when it changes in November, 2001? <<

Unless the economy turns around and yields on savings start rising, I can speculate confidently: quite a bit lower than the current 3.00%.

Now if CD rates and money markets do a sudden and sharp about-face upward, this speculation no longer applies.

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