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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mortgage Market in Review – April 27, 2015

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower, which pushed mortgage interest rates higher. Rates were neutral Monday morning but pushed a little higher that afternoon and into Tuesday morning. There were very few economic releases. The housing data was stronger than expected. Existing home sales printed at 5.19M versus the expected 5.05M units. […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – April 20, 2015

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher which pushed mortgage interest rates lower. Rates were positive the first portion of the week. Retail sales rose 0.9% versus the expected 1% increase which was rate friendly. The producer price index rose 0.2% as expected. The core, which excludes volatile food and energy, rose 0.2% […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – April 13, 2015

Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower, which pushed mortgage interest rates higher. Rates were negative the first portion of the week amid thin trade and strong stocks. News out of the eurozone showed strength in that region. Their purchasing managers’ index reported the best economic growth since 2011. The 10 Year Treasury […]

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