As of 4/27/2010, the best 18-month CD yield available nationwide from a bank is 1.90% APY from First City Bank
. The highest yield from a credit union with easy membership is 2.00% APY from Alliant Credit Union
($25K min). It's not quite 18 months, but North American Savings Bank
's special 17-month CD with a 2.65% APY is really the best deal.
For other top rates, please refer to the CD rates
section of DepositAccounts.com.