Where can I find American historical Savings Account interest (Bank) rates? If you can, please attach corresponding links.


4-week US Treasury bill rates would give you a good proxy for USD cash interest.

You can download them from here: http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/h15/data.htm

"The return on domestically held short-dated government bonds is normally perceived as a good proxy for the risk free rate." - wikipedia

  • $\begingroup$ This is for a research project, so are you sure that these are equal numerically to actual savings account interest rates? $\endgroup$ – Aspiring Quant Apr 18 '14 at 21:05
  • $\begingroup$ Quite sure. See here too: Investopedia explains 'Risk-Free Return'. You'll probably get another answer though, so wait and see. $\endgroup$ – Chris Degnen Apr 18 '14 at 21:34
  • $\begingroup$ very nice. stack websites prove to be more and more enlightening. $\endgroup$ – Aspiring Quant Apr 19 '14 at 3:10

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