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My Thoughts for the Week of Nov 24, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, typically a strange week for the bond and stock markets in that there is not a lot of activity or excitement. This year though November as a whole has been pretty quiet. The bond markets and interest rates … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of Sept 15, 2014

It’s been a busy summer for my office in both purchases and refinances as rates improved to 12 month lows. The industry has been expecting rates to move higher as the Fed eased their bond purchasing program, but International conflicts … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of Sept 3, 2013

September already, yikes! Not that it applies to anything, but on September 2, 1789 the United States Department of Treasury was established. On Sept 3rd, their first order of business was to apply for a line of credit… Seriously though, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of Aug 26, 2013

Poor economic data continues to roll in, this morning being the huge miss in expected Durable Goods Orders which was down 7.3% vs the est of -3.0%. A week ago it was the SF Fed Chairman arguing for the Fed … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 20, 2013

Last week was another wild ride in the bond/mortgage markets with big swings in both directions. What the markets gaveth on Thursday, they tooketh away on Friday. Rates are starting this week about a quarter point less in lender credit … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 13, 2013

We had another rough day in the bond and Mortgage interest rate markets last Friday, still trying to wrap my head around what happened. Last week we had virtually no domestic news capable of disrupting the market, but apparently some … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 6, 2013

Sure enough, data last week was able to disrupt the markets big time on Friday. April jobs report came back stronger than expected, as well as upward revisions for Feb and March, dropping the unemployment rate to 7.5%. Bond and … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of January 28, 2013

This Week has a lot of data, the FOMC meeting, Treasury auctioning $99B of notes, and the January employment data. Also on the table, the Senate is expected to vote on the suspension of the debt ceiling that passed the … Continue reading

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US 10 yr Treasury dops below 1.60% for the first time in history

Bond yields are dropping like crazy all over the world right now. The US 10 yr is now down to 1.57%, the lowest ever on record. What does this mean? Crazy low mortgage rates. Let me help you lower your … Continue reading

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