Interest rates

  • Fed announces rate hike decision by Ryan Smith

    In the wake of its last meeting of the year, the Fed has announced its decision on whether to hike interest rates – but what does it mean for mortgage rates?

  • As predicted, Fed holds interest rate steady by Ryan Smith

    Holding the line on interest rates can be good for originators overall, but might have some negative impact in markets with tight inventory

  • Rate snapshot: Geopolitics dominates markets by MPA

    With tension between Russia and the US over the downing of a Malaysian airliner, increased fighting between Israeli troops and Palestinians, and ongoing confrontation in Iraq, geopolitical issues are dominating the markets this morning. All this and more in today's rate snapshot

  • Rate snapshot: Markets react to Ukraine plane crash; Putin warns against sanctions by MPA

    Markets fell yesterday on news of the crash of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. Putin warned that increased sanctions on Russia in response to the incident would boomerang back on the US economy. This and more in today's rate snapshot

  • Fixed rates down slightly by MPA

    Fixed rates moved down slightly this week amid light economic reports, according to data released by Freddie Mac


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