Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Thursday: Unemployment Claims

by Calculated Risk on 1/22/2020 06:55:00 PM

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Maintaining Longer-Term Lows For Now

Mortgage rates remained in line with 3-month lows today for the average lender. Several lenders offered marginally better terms compared to yesterday, but in those cases, the only changes were to the upfront costs associated with the same rates quoted yesterday. [Most Prevalent Rates For Top Tier Scenarios 30YR FIXED 3.625 -3.75%]
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• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 216,000 initial claims, up from 214,000 last week.

• At 11:00 AM, the Kansas City Fed manufacturing survey for December.