Tag Archives: FDIC-insured certificates of deposit
In order to maximize long-term portfolio returns, investors should regularly evaluate the use of fixed-income investments within their portfolio. Fixed-income investments generally include U.S. Treasuries, U.S. Agencies, FDIC-insured certificates of deposit, municipal bonds and corporate bonds… Read More
Zions Direct, the broker-dealer subsidiary of Zions First National Bank, today announced that it has completed 750 online auctions for a variety of investments, including FDIC-insured certificates of deposit (CDs), corporate and municipal bonds, and preferred stock, since February 2007. Zions Direct’s unique platform allows individual investors to earn the same yield as institutional investors by avoiding the broker mark-up typically associated with retail investments.
With increased transparency luring individual investors, Zions Direct has enjoyed marked growth during the current economic environment. In fact, auction bidding accounts have grown 71 percent over the past 12 months. As a result of this growth, Zions Direct has increased the number of auctions held each week. Read More