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Blog 2017-12-20T17:34:11+00:00

Rates Reach Four-Year High

April 25th, 2018|

There are several big picture factors which are viewed as negative for long-term bond yields, but investors have been aware of them for months. It’s not unreasonable that mortgage rates have climbed to the highest levels in four years. What’s [...]

Market Update with Lykken on Lending

November 29th, 2017|

Listen to this week's edition of Lykken on Lending for the latest mortgage rate and market updates.http://lykkenonlending.com/2017-11-27-podcast-market-update-with-joe-farr/

Details on Fed Balance Sheet Reduction

June 15th, 2017|

After its meeting concluded on June 14th, the Fed provided some details about the plan to reduce its holdings of U.S. Treasuries and agency debt and mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Regarding the starting time for the reductions, Fed Chair Yellen said [...]

Fed’s Plan for Balance Sheet

May 25th, 2017|

During the quantitative easing years of 2008 through 2014, the Fed acquired trillions of dollars of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities (Agency MBS) and U.S. Treasuries. Its balance sheet grew from under $1 trillion to over [...]

Focus on French Election

April 21st, 2017|

MBSQuoteline Weekly News focuses on the French Election.  Click on link for full story: https://www.mbsquoteline.com/newsletter/view/255/16560/0/3  

French Presidential Election

April 20th, 2017|

The first round of the French Presidential election will take place on Sunday. It is significant for global markets because of its potential implications for the future of the European Union (EU). The two candidates who receive the most votes [...]

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