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MIG Market Watch, May 20th, 2019

2019-05-20T19:07:04-04:00

MARKET COMMENT
Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly higher which helped rates improve. Weak stocks the beginning of the week helped start the rate improvements. Financial markets focused on US and Chinese trade negotiations and tariffs. Weak retail sales figures

MIG Market Watch, May 20th, 20192019-05-20T19:07:04-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Fed is Guessing

2019-05-06T14:27:22-04:00

When the Federal Reserve Board’s Open Market Committee met last week, they did not have the jobs data from April to chew on before they made their announcement. Thus far this year, the Fed has been taking a “wait and

Dave Hershman: The Fed is Guessing2019-05-06T14:27:22-04:00

Dave Hershman: Have Rates Hit Their Lows?

2019-04-30T12:01:43-04:00

Much has been made of the fact that interest rates are lower this year than those “high paid” market analysts predicted. These lower rates have contributed to a rebound in the stock market during the first third of the year.

Dave Hershman: Have Rates Hit Their Lows?2019-04-30T12:01:43-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Market Reacts

2019-04-22T11:48:08-04:00

Last week we spoke about how wrong the prognosticators were when they said interest rates were going up this year. Lower rates typically represent good news for consumers. But lower rates when we were expecting the worst actually translates into

Dave Hershman: The Market Reacts2019-04-22T11:48:08-04:00

Dave Hershman Weekly: Yes, They Were Wrong

2019-04-15T13:27:17-04:00

At the first of the year we published a range of forecasts. This included the predictions for interest rates in 2019. These predictions were summarized by MarketWatch — For 2019, Market Watch reviewed the predictions of rates on home loans

Dave Hershman Weekly: Yes, They Were Wrong2019-04-15T13:27:17-04:00

Mortgage Market Review by MIG

2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00

MARKET COMMENT
Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which put a little upward pressure on rates. Rates were steady the first portion of the week. Factory orders fells 0.5% as expected. Most of the negative movement came Thursday and Friday

Mortgage Market Review by MIG2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00

MIG Market Watch

2019-04-08T17:25:00-04:00

MARKET COMMENT
Mortgage bond prices finished the week lower which put upward pressure on rates. Most of the negative movement came Monday as stocks surged higher. The data gave mixed signals on the strength of the economy. Retail sales fell 0.2%

MIG Market Watch2019-04-08T17:25:00-04:00