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MBS RECAP: Trump Trade Tweets Topple Treasuries and Invoke Tennyson
8/23/2019 5:09 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryI was going to leave Tennyson out of the headline and bask in the alliterative glory of an unprecedented 5T title, but I figured you should know there's something wacky and interesting here in case you're into that sort of thing. If you're not, bonds rallied a lot after...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Recover as Trade Tensions Reignite
8/23/2019 4:33 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were noticeably higher through yesterday afternoon as the bond market had generally been bouncing back from the more extreme levels achieved last week. Markets approached today"s Jackson Hole symposium with open minds as to the potential outcomes from Fed Chair Powel...Read More
 
Millennials Differ in Housing Preferences, But Not by Much
8/23/2019 12:16 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireWith the huge Millennial generation finally buying houses, the National Association of Home Builders has taken a deep dive into their various preferences for where and how they are going to live. Last year it conducted the fourth in a series of buyer preference surveys, adding to data collected in ...Read More
 
Junes New Home Sales Revision Was a Post-Crisis Record
8/23/2019 9:56 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said sales of newly constructed homes fell 12.8 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 635,000 units. Forecasts pinned that number at 645k. While missing the mark by 10,000 units and a 12.8 percent drop soun...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: Jackson Hole Day - Here"s What That Means
8/23/2019 8:14 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryIn the day just passed, bond markets weakened in the overnight session and then held mostly steady during the domestic hours. The most notable attempt to change that was seen after the exceptionally weak Markit PMI data which showed the weakest manufacturing and composite numbers s...Read More
 
Sales, LO jobs; DPA, Pricing, Recruiting Products; Vendor Updates
8/23/2019 8:01 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressJapan"s government bonds could soon join Germany"s in having negative yields on all maturities. Japanese debt has gone negative out to 15 years, and buyers are turning to 30- and 40-year bonds to get positive yields. Falling bond yields and minimal interest rates are...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: MBS Outperform as Treasuries Continue Correcting
8/22/2019 3:18 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryToday's most prominent trade was the reaction to the 9:45am Markit PMI data. Several of the metrics were at their weakest levels since 2009. The composite PMI was the lowest since record keeping began. That means that the services sector is starting to sing a similar tune to th...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Hold Steady at Week"s Highest levels
8/22/2019 2:57 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates managed to hold relatively steady today after moving higher at their fastest pace in over a week yesterday. Incidentally, they also hit their highest levels in more than a week as well. In the bigger picture, the changes have been relatively small. The underlying bon...Read More
 
Treasury Report Sparks Rumors of Fannie/Freddie Liberation
8/22/2019 1:42 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireSources are telling Bloomberg that a report on the White House"s plan to release Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) from their 11-year long conservatorship has landed on the desks of several agencies and is also in the hands of Lawrence Kudlow, head of the National Economic Council. Bloomberg st...Read More
 
POS, Broker, Marketing Products; Trends in Customer Service
8/22/2019 8:01 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressThank you to everyone who wrote yesterday correcting me that Hawai’i’s 1959 statehood is 60 years old and not 50. I know it’s not the case, but sometimes it seems like admitting Hawai’i was the last thing Congress agreed on. In these days of g...Read More




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