But domestic and international uncertainty, including the U.S. presidential campaign and Britains June vote on whether to leave the European Union, caused Fed monetary policymakers to delay additional rate hikes. Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen indicated at a congressional hearing last week that the next small hike is likely in mid-December, to between 0.5% and 0.75%. Economists expect more rate hikes in 2017, although it would take several years of increases before rates get back up to their pre-Great Recession level of about 5%. This period of super-super low rates is going to be replaced by a period of super-low rates, said J.D. Foster, chief economist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Thefederal funds rate applies only to short-term lending between banks. But it affects other borrowing costs and has become a benchmark for consumer and business loan rates. With rates low for so long and the economy sluggish, businesses have been holding on to their cash.
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Term loans with short maturities can help you meet an immediate need for financing without requiring you to make a long-term term commitment. continue reading below our video 5 Steps to Starting Your Own Business Purposes of Short-Term Debt Financing Short-term loans are helpful to businesses that are seasonal in nature such as retail businesses who have to build up inventory for the holiday season. These risks include foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations as well as frequent shipping delays, not to mention the perils inherent in international trade. A short-term business loan would not be appropriate in this case. A short-term business loan can be invaluable for businesses that need a cash boost if they are expanding, or if they need a bit of extra help to manage their cash flow. For nearly all start-up businesses—and most existing businesses—a short-term commercial loan from a bank must be: secured by adequate collateral supported by a reasonable cash flow and a regular sales history A fixed interest rate may be available because the duration of the loan, and therefore the risk of rising rates, is limited.