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Will Mortgage Rates Drop Below 4%?

That seems likely at this point given the demand for U.S. Treasury bonds has boosted their price and decreased their yield. The biggest effect on mortgage interest rates are the prices and yields of Treasuries. Over the past three weeks, … Continue reading

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World Stock Markets Unimpressed By American Mortgage Plan

LONDON — World markets were mixed Monday as investors took in news of U.S. government moves to prop up ailing mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. (AP) Most Asian markets opened higher but then shed their gains. Britain‘s FTSE … Continue reading

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