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

  • House: Fed needs more accountability by Ryan Smith

    House Republicans are considering a bill that would mandate more transparency and oversight for the Federal Reserve

  • Rate snapshot: Key economic reports out this week by MPA

    This week will be filled with key economic reports, from Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaking to congress Tuesday and Wednesday to retail sales, import and export prices and business inventories. This and more in today's rate snapshot

  • Rate snapshot: MBS, Treasury bonds start soft today by Ryan Smith

    Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities started soft in early trading, with MBS down 14 basis points. Meanwhile the minutes of the Fed's latest meeting will be released this afternoon. All that and more in today's rate snapshot

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