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  • Prime Rate Information

    The current Bank of America, N.A. prime rate is 3.25%. The prime rate is set by Bank of America based on various factors, including the bank's costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans. Bank of America may price loans to its customers at, above, or below the prime rate.

    In some Bank of America loan documentation, the term "reference rate" has been used to refer to this lending rate. The terms "prime rate" and

  • Fall 2015 Small Business Owner Report

    The Bank of America Small Business Owner Report is a semi-annual study exploring the concerns, aspirations and perspectives of small business owners across the country. The fall report found that small business optimism is at its highest since the survey’s inception in 2012, with expectations for revenue growth and plans to hire hitting a three-year high. Loan demand and confidence in the economy are on the rise as well.

  • Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility Report

    The second annual Bank of America Trends in Consumer Mobility Report is a study exploring broad mobile trends and banking behaviors among adult consumers across the country. Nearly two in five (38 percent) U.S. adult consumers never disconnect from their smartphones, and only 7 percent shut down entirely on vacation, according to the report. In examining everyday use, the majority (89 percent) of adults check their smartphones at least several times a day, and more than one-third (36

  • BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research 2015 Year Ahead Outlook

    BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research released its outlook for the markets in 2015, forecasting that the bull market in global equities will continue next year but returns will slow to single-digit rates. Strong fundamentals and healthy growth in the U.S. economy support a case for investor optimism and opportunism; however, in the lower-return, higher-volatility environment projected ahead, selective allocation and defensive portfolio moves will be crucial for performance.

  • Merrill Edge Report

    Merrill Edge is a streamlined investment service that provides access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch and the convenience of Bank of America banking.

    With Merrill Edge you can:

    • Simplify investment selection – Choose investments using streamlined lists of stocks, ETFs and mutual funds evaluated by Merrill Lynch research and analytics teams.1

    • Get simple step-by-step directions on how to build a retirement portfolio that can help you get on track and stay on track.

    • Validate your

  • U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy

    The 2014 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy examines the giving patterns and priorities of America’s wealthiest households, and was once again written and researched in partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Building upon earlier research completed in 2012, 2010, 2008 and 2006, the fifth in this series of biennial studies offers a deeper understanding of giving trends, strategies and traditions among wealthy donors. Results are based on a