Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Thoughts for the Week of March 25, 2013

With housing prices rising for the third straight quarter it is pretty hard to argue that the housing market recovery hasn’t picked up steam. According to S&P Case-Shiller, home values increased 7.3% in the last quarter of 2012 compared to … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of March 18, 2013

Last week we saw improvements in rate pricing every day, which was welcomed yet somewhat expected after the pummeling rates took the week before. The improvements are continuing this morning on more troubling news coming out of EU, this time … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of March 11, 2013

Last week was rough for interest rates. We saw stocks rebound all week to new record highs which in turn pushed bonds and interest rates higher. Friday capped it off with a shocker Feb unemployment report that saw 246k new … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of March 4, 2013

The big news this week will be the February employment data that rolls out this Friday. As always, it has the ability to disrupt markets if the numbers drastically differ from expectations. Forecasts call for the unemployment rate to remain … Continue reading

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