Interest rates

  • Mortgage rate misconception abounds by Ryan Smith

    Prospective homebuyers may be in for a nasty shock if the mortgage market ever returns to its pre-crisis rates. After a few years of super-low rates, a vast majority of homebuyers think sub-5% mortgage interest rates are normal

  • We could see ‘small taper’ this month – Fed official by Ryan Smith

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard says recent encouraging economic data makes it more likely that the Fed will reduce its bond-buying program at least slightly this month.

  • Will the Fed taper this month? by Ryan Smith

    With better-than-expected job growth and new home sales, could the Federal Reserve be about to wind back its $85bn-per-month bond-buying program?


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