- Mortgage Purchase Applications up Slightly thisThanksgiving 2017
- Trump Rally Causes Rate to Explode Higher!
- Blackstone’s massive move into US Real Estate and Financing hurting stock!
- US Government Bonds were very strong on Friday into the Big Selloff in Equities
- Weekly Yield Curve from US Treasury 12.4.15
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Category Archives: Stock Market thoughts
It was a holiday shortened day in the Mortgage Bond Market on Friday. The week was a stellar one as the stock market was hammered pretty good due to the trouble in Europe. As we get ready for HARP 2.0 … Continue reading
I am a big follower of ECRI and I find their stuff right on much more often then most prognosticators.
Looks like the stock surge this week as expected is causing a sell off in the MBS market and thus causing a back up in mortgage rates. They are still close to record lows but if the stock market starts … Continue reading
Looking at the back up in rates this week one would normally ask is the recent rate rally over? I think that we are going to see lower rates from here based on continued weakness in the economy. Friday’s employment … Continue reading
We can see that it is ironic that the Federal Government announced this week that we have no inflation and thus the social security payments will not increase for the 2nd year in a row. I am not sure if … Continue reading
In seeing the move lower for Florida Mortgage Rates this week I am left wondering if this is a start of something big or just a bounce of the recent lows. I have a feeling that we are going to … Continue reading
Gold getting crazy here;
The news got worse yesterday for Ireland as an additional downgrade of the European country was announced by the ratings agency S&P. This news will hurt the stock markets and bond markets in Europe in my opinion and may carry … Continue reading