Initial Weekly Jobless Claims continue to beat expectations

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims were lower than expected (213K vs. est. 220K) plus the prior week was revised lower to 208K. This brings the more closely watched 4 week moving average down to...

Hiring a professional to help you design your interior spaces

While home stagers are now a common way to prepare a house to sell for the highest price possible in the shortest amount of time, it’s about potential buyers — not about you...

Markets under pressure ahead of FOMC

August Building Permits tanked to 1.517M units on an annualized basis vs. est. of 1.610M. However, Housing Starts rose to a 1.575M pace vs...

Three things that could impact rates this week

These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact rates this week. 1) The Fed, 2) Central Banks and 3) Treasury Sales...

The market will be focused on FOMC this week

The 10 yr. broke above its technical resistance at 3.47%, at 8 am ET 3.50%; MBA prices at 8 am -37 bps from Friday. US stock indexes under pressure, at 8 am DJIA -247, NASNAQ -103, S&P -32. The 10-year yield jumped as much as...