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by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 12/02/13 Weekly Update | December 2, 2013 While trading volume was relatively light throughout the short week of Thanksgiving, mortgage rates worsened after Wednesday morning's economic releases either met or beat expectations, including I...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 11/22/13 Weekly Update | November 22, 2013 Mortgage rates worsened this week after the FOMC (Federal Open Markets Committee) released the minutes from their October meeting, stating that Fed-policy tapering may occur in the "upcoming month...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 11/15/13 Weekly Update | November 15, 2013 While several Fed officials released statements throughout the short week, mortgage rates improved around Thursday morning's dovish testimony before the Senate by future Fed Chair, Janet Yellen. Y...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 11/08/13 Weekly Update | November 8, 2013 After seeing moderate volatility early in the week alongside of numerous Fed speakers, mortgage rates drastically spiked after Friday morning's monthly Nonfarm Payroll release of 204,000 new jobs, ...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 11/01/13 Weekly Update | November 1, 2013 Mortgage rates worsened this week after Wednesday afternoon's results of the Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting were interpreted as slightly less dovish on Fed-policy tapering than they ...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 10/25/13 Weekly Update | October 25, 2013 As backlogs of economic data began to be released this week due to the government shutdown, mortgage rates steeply improved after Nonfarm Payrolls were released much worse than expected at 148,000,...
by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 10/18/13 Weekly Update | October 18, 2013 Mortgage rates steeply improved this week, as the U.S. government reopened hours before Thursday's budget deadline, after a 17-day shutdown. Heated debates on Capitol Hill led to a last-minute, tem...
Weekly Update | September 20, 2013 Mortgage rates steeply improved this week after Wednesday's heavily-anticipated Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting, as the Fed surprisingly announced that its $85 billion per-month asset-purchasing program will continue without tapering until there is...
Market Commentary by Caliber Home Loans, Inc or special contributors on 09/13/13 Weekly Update | September 13, 2013 Mortgage rates improved most of the week alongside of a dovish Fed-policy tapering outlook, in the midst of last Friday's dismal payroll releases, as there were no heavy economic re...