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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mortgage Market in Review – September 11, 2017

  Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly positive which helped rates remain favorable.  Factory orders declined 3.3% as expected.  Stock weakness early in the week set the tone.  Weekly jobless claims printed at 298K and continuing claims, a summation of all receiving benefits, at 1,940K. Expectations were for claims at 239K and […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – September 5, 2017

  Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly positive which helped rates remain favorable.  The Case-Shiller 20-City Index showed housing prices rose 5.7% as expected. Housing has been a bright spot in the economy showing steady gains.  Consumer confidence printed at 122.9, better than the expected 120.3 reading.  ADP payrolls data was stronger […]

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