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Weekly Update | May 24, 2013 Mortgage rates saw extreme volatility this week, spiking to shocking levels on Wednesday, as the debate continued over when the Fed will slow down its economic policy. The debate culminated throughout Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony and the release of the FOMC (...
Weekly Update | May 17, 2013 After some large spikes on Monday and Tuesday, mortgage rates rebounded Wednesday. Rates continued to improve through Thursday's close, offsetting their early-week increases, while opening higher once again Friday morning. Click Here to Read More
Weekly Update | May 10, 2013 Throughout a very light U.S. economic news week, mortgage rates gradually rose early in the week alongside of broader market gains. Wednesday showed a slight improvement, followed by a sharp rise Thursday afternoon through Friday morning,as renewed policy risk regardi...
Weekly Update: April 26, 2013 Mortgage rates remained relatively stable this week, gaining a few basis points early, selling off mid-week, and then opening up about 20 basis points higher Friday morning. Also, a worse than expected US GDP report was released, as markets saw low volume and volatil...
Weekly Update | April 19, 2013 Throughout a heavy news week, mortgage rates were up and down. They improved during Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, climbed back up Tuesday in a broader market rebound, and then continued to improve the rest of the week as negative US economic data and market mov...
Weekly Update: April 12, 2013 This week mortgage rates remained near the lows for the year amidst continued signs that the U.S. economic recovery is slowing down. Retail Sales for the month of March showed a -0.4% decline, the largest decline in the last nine months, as the expiration of the payr...
Weekly Update:April 5, 2013 Mortgage Rates improved significantly this week.Weaker than expected economic and jobs data forced markets to move away from equities, towards the safe haven of fixed income assets. To Read More - Click Here
Weekly Update: March 29, 2013 Mortgages rates improved this week as investors concern over the stability of the European economy caused a move to the safe haven of fixed income assets. Click Here to read more: Weekly Update
Weekly Update: March 22, 2013 New troubles in Europe helped push mortgage rates down early in the week, but the continued improvement of economic data in the U.S. had erased the gains by the end of the week. Click Here: to Read More
Weekly Update: Market Commentary Mortgage rates improved this week, after last week's highs caused by the better than expected Non-Farm payrolls report. However, economic data released this week continues to point towards an improving U.S. economy, and the likelihood of increasing rates. Click H...