Annual increases in each of the three S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller indices slowed fractionally from October to November. However, the rate of appreciation in the House Price Index (HPI) produced by the ...
Monday had the potential to challenge the notion of the pre-Fed consolidation in the bond market.  If yields had managed to break below 1.70% and hold those gains, it would have made a strong case ...
MBS Flip Script After Treasury Auction; Bonds Refuse to Chase Stocks It was a fairly sloppy day of gains for the bond market with Treasuries noticeably lower in yield early and MBS underperforming.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says the effects of higher home prices and tight inventories appear to be ...
Freddie Mac’s first quarterly forecast for 2022 cites the need for improvement in the nation’s employment picture. Even though the December report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the ...
Another Green Day But MBS Underperform Bonds rallied today with 10yr yields dropping more than 6bps by the 3pm CME close.  That's the type of improvement that normally makes for a nice day of mortgage ...
Just Enough of a Rally to Keep Things Interesting Coming into the day, we were pondering the fate of this week's friendly little correction.  Rates had done a good job of pushing back against last ...
The bond market returned from a 3 day weekend to find yields surging higher on Tuesday.  That pushed mortgage rates to fresh ...
Group writes that it expects 2022 to be a year “of transition for both the economy and the housing market.” While it hedges ...
A Space Odyssey” remembers the talking computer HAL (whose name was cleverly derived from subtracting one letter from IBM). We need more acronyms, right?! Here’s one I hadn’t heard: BNPL. The buy now, ...
For the second day this week, bonds are off to a stronger start. The pattern is similar to last week where yields hit new ...
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has initiated a new monthly Loan Monitoring Survey , to replace its Weekly Forbearance ...