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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Mortgage Market in Review – December 10, 2018

    Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher which helped rates improve. We started on a neutral note Monday. Stock weakness mid-week resulted in some flight to safety buying of US debt instruments. The data was mixed. The trade deficit was higher than expected. Revised Q3 Productivity was 2.3% versus the expected […]

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Mortgage Market in Review – December 4, 2018

    Market Comment Mortgage bond prices finished the week higher which helped rates improve.  We started on a negative note Monday. Consumer confidence was a solid 135.7.  The economy grew 3.5% in the third quarter as expected.  New home sales printed at 544K versus the anticipated 575K.  A tame inflation reading Thursday morning was […]

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