Most Mortgage Rate Headlines Are Wrong Today

There are quite a few more new stories than normal about mortgage rates today. Most of them are wrong. This one is not, and it's pretty easy to see why.Freddie Mac releases its weekly mortgage rate survey every Thursday morning. The survey accepts responses from Monday through Wednesday, but based on a comparison of day-to-day rates versus the surv...
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MBS Day Ahead: Time For Non-Farm Payrolls, A Report That Used To Matter

 No other piece of scheduled monthly economic data has a better track record of influencing the bond market than nonfarm payrolls. There are stretches of multiple consecutive months where it has arguably been responsible for setting the trading tone for the entire month. It began to lose its potency as a market mover when the labor market got ...
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Ops Jobs; Reverse, Training, VA Tools and Products; Ellie's $11 billion Sale and Other Vendor News

 Let me get this straight. It'll take a year or two for a cure for a virus that can be killed with hand sanitizer, soap, and hot water? COVID is driving our economy, driving headlines, driving working from home and managing employees working from home, and driving the behavior of residential lenders. Speaking of headlines, two Michigan lenders...
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