Finance and Economics
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A comment from Tom Lawler on Household Estimates; Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Q2 GDP (2nd estimate), Pending Home Sales
CR Note: Many analysts and reporters use Census data to estimate ongoing household formation. They are ignoring severe problems with the Ce...
Average 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates decline to 4.11%, No "Refi Boom" in Sight
I use the weekly Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) to track mortgage rates. The PMMS series started in 1971, so there i...
Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rate declined in July, Lowest since January 2009
Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in July to 2.02% from...
CBO Projection: Budget Deficits in Future Years to be Smaller than Previous Forecast
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released new budget projections today An Update to the Budget ...
MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications inc...
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