Interest rates

  • Rate hikes are ahead – but how many? by Ryan Smith

    The Federal Reserve has signaled that it will continue to hike interest rates sporadically. Now the Congressional Budget Office is projecting just how high rates might go over the next few years

  • Fed holds rates steady – for now by Ryan Smith

    After raising interest rates at its last meeting, the Federal Reserve decided against a rate hike in May – but intimated that further hikes were on the way

  • 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

  • Applications up as fixed rates rise by MPA

    Applications were up last week, while rates also crept back upward after dropping the week before


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