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Market Update Archive

May 24, 2018

Market Update: May 24, 2018

The 10yr finally broke through the key 3.03% resistance level and traded all the way up to 3.11%. While it looked like the 10yr was going to continue its climb closer to 3.20%, there has been some international growth concerns that have the 10yr back down to 3.01% currently.

May 10, 2018

Market Update: May 10, 2018

The FOMC meeting came and went last week with little change in the Fed’s stance of 3-4 interest rate increases for 2018. If anything the Fed was slightly more dovish in their tone when they stated it’s possible they could slightly overshoot their inflation target of 2%. The translation of that means that perhaps there will only be three interest rate increases this year.

Apr. 12, 2018

Market Update: April 12, 2018

Today we are going to talk about what’s happening in the capital markets. On March 21st the Federal Reserve met and raised the benchmark rate by 25 basis points. Now what you may not have noticed or expected is that longer term interest rates actually came down since the meeting.

Mar. 28, 2018

Market Update: March 28, 2018

Today we are going to talk about what’s happening in the capital markets. No doubt by now you are aware that the Federal Reserve met last week and raised the benchmark rate 25bps.

Mar. 15, 2018

Market Update: March 15, 2018

Today we are going to talk once again about what’s happening with interest rates. Recall from mid-December to mid-February, the 10 year Treasury rose from 2.35% all the way up to 2.95%. Now in the last month it’s down somewhat to around 2.85% while the market takes a little bit of a breather.

Feb. 8, 2018

Market Update: February 8, 2018

As you’ve seen over the past month interest rates have gone up over 40bps and there has been a lot of volatility in the stock market as well. It might feel like there is no end to the rise in interest rates as they are now up almost 75bps since July.

Jan. 11, 2018

Market Update: January 11, 2018

Today we are going to talk about what is happening with interest rates. As you’ve probably seen, longer term interest rates and more specifically mortgage rates have been steadily climbing in the new year.

Nov. 16, 2017

Time to Push Debt Out

Jason Obradovich, EVP of Capital Markets at New American Funding, is back with another edition of Mortgage Rundown. Today, he talks about the FOMC status and how interest rates will stay the same but are expected to rise next month with a 90% chance of a Fed increase. Keep watching to stay informed, and be sure to stay tuned for the next episode!

Oct. 26, 2017

Halloween Edition

In this week's Market Update, EVP of Capital Markets, Jason Obradovich reviews what has happened in the markets these past 12 months and gives predictions for the future in this special Halloween edition. Watch the video to learn more!

Oct. 13, 2017

The Great Leap of Faith

In this week's Market Update, EVP of Capital Markets, Jason Obradovich talks about interest rates and inflation. Will rates move higher as we close out 2017? Watch the video and learn more about the current market and what to keep an eye on in the following weeks.

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