Tag: Interest Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 12th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 12th, 2019

August 12, 2019 |

Last week’s economic releases included readings on consumer credit, job openings and weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims.

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Fed Lowers Key Interest Rate For First Time Since Great Recession

Fed Lowers Key Interest Rate For First Time Since Great Recession

August 6, 2019 |

The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve announced the first rate cut to its key interest rate range since the Great Recession ushered in a series of rate cuts described as “quantitative easing.” The Fed committee confirmed a quarter-point cut to 2.00 to 2.25 percent.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 5th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 5th, 2019

August 5, 2019 |

Last week’s economic news included readings from Case-Shiller on home prices, pending home sales, construction spending and a post-meeting statement from the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 29th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 29th, 2019

July 29, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on sales of new and pre-owned homes and weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 15th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 15th, 2019

July 15, 2019 |

Last week’s economic releases included reports on inflation, core inflation and minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee Meeting held June 18 and 19. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 8th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 8th, 2019

July 8, 2019 |

Last week’s scheduled economic news included readings on construction spending and reports on public and private sector jobs. Monthly readings for public and private sector jobs and the national unemployment rate were released along with weekly reports on mortgage rates and initial jobless claims.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 1st, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 1st, 2019

July 1, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on home prices, sales of pre-owned homes and pending home sales. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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Fed Holds Key Rate Steady As It Watches Economic Trends

Fed Holds Key Rate Steady As It Watches Economic Trends

June 25, 2019 |

Federal Reserve policymakers held the federal funds rate at its current range of 2.25 to 2.50 percent. Analysts speculated that the Fed may lower its key rate based on signs of slowing economic growth and the President’s encouragement to lower the Fed rate.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 24th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 24th, 2019

June 24, 2019 |

Last week’s economic reports included monthly readings on housing market conditions, housing starts and building permits issued. Sales of pre-owned homes were released; the Federal Reserve announced its decision not to raise its key interest rate range.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 10th, 2019

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 10th, 2019

June 10, 2019 |

Last week’s economic releases included readings on construction spending, public and private sector jobs and national unemployment. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time unemployment claims were also released.

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