Mortgage rates improved moderately today, marking a week that has once again brought mortgage rates to new all time historic lows.
News regarding the JP Morgan trading loss of $2 billion dollars has helped rates improve a bit today. Europe has also played a role throughout the week in pushing mortgage rates down as we learn more and more about the issues occurring there. Bad news in Europe is good for mortgage rates in the United States.
All Time Historic Mortgage Rates: Should I Lock?
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Mortgage Rates: The Week Ahead
There is a slew of economic data coming out next week that have the power to move mortgage rates. The following reports that are being released next week will give market watchers more insight into the health of the US economy and have the power to move the markets: Consumer Price Index, FOMC Minutes, Jobless Claims and Housing Starts.