BANK PREMIUMS: Proposal to reduce deposit insurance rates by 83% to a range of 4 cents to 31 cents per $100 of domestic deposits, depending on how likely a bank is to fail. To be publish by the Federal Deposit insurance Corp. soon. Comments likely due mid-April
THRIFT PREMIUMS: Proposal to retain the current deposit insurance rates for thrifts, which range from 23 cents to 31 cents. The plan does ask for comment on temporarily lowering the rate to 18 cents for two years. To be publish by the FDIC soon. Comments likey due mid-april.