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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mortgage Market in Review – December 1, 2014

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher, which pushed rates a little lower. Rates were slightly positive the beginning of the week tied to the weaker than expected data. Industrial production fell 0.1% and capacity utilization printed at 78.9. Traders expected a 0.2% production increase and utilization at 79.3. Producer prices rose 0.2% […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – November 24, 2014

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher, which pushed, rates a little lower. Rates were slightly positive the beginning of the week tied to the weaker than expected data. Industrial production fell 0.1% and capacity utilization printed at 78.9. Traders expected a 0.2% production increase and utilization at 79.3. Producer prices rose 0.2% […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – November 17, 2014

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which pushed rates a little higher. Rates were slightly negative the beginning of the week tied to the weaker than average Treasury auctions and no significant data. Thursday’s data buffered some of the earlier losses but not enough to turn things positive. Weekly jobless claims came […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – November 10, 2014

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week near unchanged holding mortgage rates steady. Rates were slightly negative the beginning of the week tied to stronger than expected data. The Institute for Supply Management release printed at 59 versus the expected 56.2 mark. The trade deficit stood at $43B versus the expected $40.2B deficit. Factory […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – November 3, 2014

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which pushed rates a little higher. Rates were neutral the beginning of the week tied to continued economic woes in the euro zone. Unfortunately, stronger than expected Consumer Confidence data Tuesday resulted in rate increases. Consumer confidence came in at 94.5 versus the 87 mark. Rates […]

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