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My Thoughts for the Week of July 5th, 2016

  Hope everyone enjoyed their extended 4th of July weekend, a chance to gather with friends and family. Most know that only 2 founding fathers actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, with most signing on Aug 2, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 12, 2014

After almost three straight weeks of small interest rate improvements, the rate markets have hit the brakes and rates edged up a little over the last few days. Rates are still great, about the same as we started last week … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of December 9, 2013

Last week was another week of strong economic data, causing interest rates to continue their climb week over week. The biggest contributor was the November Jobs data that once again was better than the markets were expecting. Really what this … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of June 24, 2013

Last week was nothing less than tragic for mortgage rates, as was anticipated if Bernanke could not calm the markets. In fact, instead of calming the markets as i thought he would, he came flat out and said QE3 will … 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 April 29, 2013

Last week continued the strange calm in the interest rate markets from the week prior, capped off on Friday with a nice improvement after the weak GDP numbers from Q1. Expect that calm to be gone. The economic calendar is … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of November 26, 2012

US interest rates are starting the week off quite a bit better this morning after several days of increases over the last two weeks. In my opinion MBS and Treasury bonds have been oversold in the short term and we … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of November 12, 2012

Today we honor our Veteran’s, thank you to all who serve in our military! Today the bond and mortgage markets will be closed but the stock market will be open all day. Interest rates have fallen a bit and could … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of October 15, 2012

This week we have some potential market moving economic data to keep an eye on. Most notably are the Sept retail sales today and the EU Summit meeting later this week. Rates should remain relatively stable, being influenced by how … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of October 8, 2012

Back from a quick business trip to our Nation’s Capital, a new hot spot for technology startups and my reason for being there. DC gave birth to early internet pioneer AOL and now home to shopping powerhouse LivingSocial and numerous … Continue reading

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