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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Mortgage Market in Review – February 27, 2017

    Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week near unchanged which kept rates flat.  Rates were slightly higher the first portion of the week as stocks surged higher across the globe.  Existing home sales printed at 5.69M versus the expected 5.57M units.  Weekly jobless claims printed at 244K and continuing claims, a summation […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – February 20, 2017

    Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week near unchanged which kept rates flat. Rates were sharply higher the first portion of the week as stocks surged higher, inflation readings exceeded expectations, and Fed officials warned of rate hikes. Producer prices rose 0.6% versus the expected 0.3% increase. The core, which excludes volatile […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – February 13, 2017

    Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly higher which helped rates improve a little.  Rates were lower Monday and Tuesday amid continued Greek debt concerns out of the Eurozone.  The United States ran a trade deficit of $44.3B in December.   Weekly jobless claims printed at 234K and continuing claims, a summation […]

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