Goldman Sachs’s Marcus is raising rates on their savings product by 20 basis points to 2.25 percent in a bid to gain more deposits; they also raised rates on their 1 year certificate of deposit product by 10 basis points to 2.75 percent; Bankrate believes the rates might reach 3 percent by the end of 2019 as a price war gets underway for deposits; Marcus has been able to amass more than 2 million customers and over $27bn in deposits since launching about two years ago. Source.
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