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Mortgage News Daily Feed & Christian Science Monitor:
One of The Biggest Paradoxes You"ll Ever See For Mortgage Rates
6/11/2021 5:21 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchNo, this isn"t one of those click-bait headlines that promise to share "one weird trick" or proclaim "you"ll never believe what happened next." Well, actually, some people might have a hard time believing this one. In the interest of respecting the time of those who are already up ...Read More
MBS RECAP: Bonds Circle Weekend Wagons as Fed Day Looms
6/11/2021 2:55 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryBonds Circle Weekend Wagons as Fed Day Looms This week was a bit of a barn burner for the bond market with 10yr yields falling at their fastest pace since the start of the pandemic. It's not too troubling to see the modest weakness creep in on Friday. This could be explained by...Read More
Forborne Mortgages Edge Below 4 Percent Share
6/11/2021 11:36 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireThe number of loans in forbearance declined by 61,000 or 2.9 percent during the week ended June 8. Black Knight said that 2.06 million loans remain in various forbearance programs, 3.9 percent of all active mortgages. There were significant declines among all lender programs. Loans serviced for ban...Read More
Lenders Expect Refi Wind-Down to Lower Profits
6/11/2021 11:27 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireLenders aren"t taking the refinance boom for granted. Fannie Mae"s second quarter Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey found most respondents do not expect business, and therefore profits, to remain at current levels. Sixty-nine percent said profit margins would decline over the upcoming three months ,...Read More
Non-QM, MLO, AE Jobs Nationwide; VA, PMI, ECOA, Pricing; LO Compliance Products
6/11/2021 10:14 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressFriday: time for some random non-mortgage stuff. Everyone knows that if you lose one sense, your other senses become enhanced. Which is why people with no sense of humor have a heightened sense of self-importance. Jeff Bezos… your divorce so bad you’re g...Read More
MBS Day Ahead: Slightly Weaker Today, But It"s Not as Bad as it Looks
6/11/2021 8:43 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentarySlightly weaker?! How could we say such things when the MBS chart looks like this: Don't worry. This isn't exactly "real" due to the roll . The prices on the June 10th side of the chart are for the now-retired June coupons whereas the prices on the June 11th side ...Read More
Annual Equity Gains Neared $2 Trillion in Q1
6/11/2021 7:42 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireIt is hardly a surprise given the rapid increase in home prices, but homeowners gained another $1.9 trillion in equity in the first quarter of this year. CoreLogic"s Homeowner Equity Report says homeowners with mortgages, (about 62 percent of all properties) saw an increase of 19.6 percent compared...Read More
Second Home Sales React to High Prices, New Regs
6/11/2021 7:40 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireRedfin says the second home market appears to be cooling although annual sales, measured by mortgage rate locks, were up nationwide by 48 percent in May. The company says, while that increase is substantial, it is the first time in a year that annual growth has fallen below 80 percent . Further, th...Read More
Mortgage Rates Fall As Inflation Fails to Spook The Market
6/10/2021 3:34 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchInflation is one of the mortal enemies of interest rates. If dollars in the future buy less stuff than they do today, investors need to set higher and higher rates on the money they lend in order to realize the same returns. With that in mind, we"d be well within our rights to assu...Read More
MBS RECAP: Best Levels in Months After Much Higher CPI Data (No, Really!)
6/10/2021 3:00 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryBest Levels in Months After Much Higher CPI Data (No, Really!) If you'd told someone that core annual CPI would come in 0.4% higher than expected at a staggering 3.8%, but that Treasuries would rally to the best levels in over 3 months, people just might think you're crazy....Read More

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Your Money Articles from New York Times:
With Start of Hurricane Season, It’s Time to Consider Flood Insurance
6/11/2021 8:00 AM
Most policies are issued by the government, which plans to change the way it prices its policies in the fall to better reflect climate risks...Read More
The 20-Day Money Challenge: How to Set Up Your Financial Future
6/9/2021 5:19 PM
We picked 20 truly essential money lessons, paired with simple tasks for you to take on...Read More
Federal PLUS College Loans Can Trap Parents in Debt
6/6/2021 4:00 AM
The popular parent PLUS loans are made without regard to the ability of borrowers to repay, and have fewer protections when they can’t...Read More
Ron Lieber: Invest in the People You Love
6/5/2021 2:00 AM
If you’re emerging from the pandemic in better financial shape than before, ask yourself this: What will you spend to renew your bonds, and how will you do it...Read More
Here Are Some Tips for Teenagers on Landing a Summer Job
6/7/2021 11:21 AM
Openings abound now but may go quickly, so it’s wise to submit applications soon. And don’t wear jeans and a T-shirt to the interview...Read More
Interest Rates on Federal Student Loans Will Rise in July
5/28/2021 8:00 AM
Despite the uptick, one financial aid expert says rates “are still very low.” The new rates for undergraduate loans for next school year are expected to go up nearly a percentage point...Read More
How to Tell if a Company’s Claim of Ethical Practices Is True
5/28/2021 11:06 AM
A lawsuit against an egg company that says its products “value animals” raises the question: What criteria can investors and consumers use...Read More
How to Buy Happiness (Responsibly)
5/28/2021 4:00 AM
The great reopening offers ample opportunity to lift your spirits if you have some money to spare. Here’s how to do it right...Read More
How the Pandemic Has Changed Attitudes Toward Wealth
5/21/2021 7:15 PM
Americans found that money cannot buy everything, and they used their wealth to build relationships and help others, according to two recent surveys...Read More
Faith-Based Investing Makes Up Ground in Gains and Convenience
5/14/2021 10:04 AM
Investing according to theological beliefs “is much easier to do now,” a wealth adviser said. It’s also as profitable as investing without a religious screen, and no more risky...Read More

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