Thousand Oaks Rate Advisory, Home Loans
By Paul Lefton, Simi Valley Home Loans
(Core Financial Soultions, Inc)
Wednesday's bond market has opened in negative territory after this morning's GDP report showed a much stronger reading than was expected. The stock markets are showing early gains with the Dow up 50 points and the Nasdaq up 12 points. The bond market is currently down 6/32, which will likely push this morning's mortgage rates higher by approximately .125 of a discount point.Today's release of the 3rd Quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) revealed a 3.9% annual pace of economic growth, exceeding forecasts of a 3.1% rate. This means that economic activity was moderately stronger than expected. However, offsetting that was good news in the key inflation reading within the report. It showed a significantly lower reading than was expected, indicating inflationary pressures were well under co...