July 3rd, 2007
HSBC has one of highest savings rates. The current savings rate is 3.00% APY. The account needs to be set-up on-line. Keep in mind that your actual earnings will depend on how long you leave the funds in the account.
They are quite a large bank with over $169 Billion in assets. In the US, they have multipel FDIC#s, but it appears the savings accounts are issued under FDIC# 57890.
-- By +Chris Duncan