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

  • Higher rates to dent big bank earnings by Kelli Rogers

    As major lenders start releasing their second quarter earnings reports, Fitch Ratings says future filings will show the impact of higher interest rates on banks' mortgage earnings

  • How Home Buyers Can Protect Themselves Against Higher Mortgage Rates by

    Anyone buying a home is all too familiar with the fact interest rates have risen sharply and dramatically in the last several weeks. Buyers and homeowners alike, should expect rates to be at these levels as long as positive economic data continues to surface in the financial markets.

  • Where rates are headed this week by MPA

    After a rollercoaster week last week, are we set for more rate volatility? MBS Authority senior bond analyst Bryan McNee has explained what to expect for the week ahead

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