Interest rates

  • Fed says no to taper by Ryan Smith

    Flying in the face of market predictions, the Federal Reserve yesterday decided to 'await more evidence that progress will be sustained' before winding back its bond-buying program

  • How to weather today's Fed taper talk by Ryan Smith

    Top mortgage professionals are counselling calm as the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee begins a two-day meeting to discuss whether to scale back its $85bn-per-month bond-buying program

  • Rising rates won't derail housing: Fannie Mae by Ryan Smith

    The rising trend for mortgage rates isn't expected to abate anytime soon, but the housing recovery should be able to weather the storm

  • Stocks spring as Summers falls by Ryan Smith

    Hopefully Larry Summers has a family that loves him, because investors apparently do not

  • Fannie and Freddie bond dump could shake market by MPA

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are preparing to auction as much as $17bn worth of mortgage bonds acquired before the housing collapse, raising concerns that they may drag down prices even as the Federal Reserve considers tapering its bond-buying program

  • Rates remain in holding pattern by Ryan Smith

    Mortgage rates stayed relatively steady this week after the release of a mixed jobs report


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