MBS Day Ahead: New Tariff Announcement Keeps Bonds In Recent Range

MBS Day Ahead: New Tariff Announcement Keeps Bonds In Recent Range An early-December announcement of a new product list would mean the effective date – after a 60-day public comment period – may coincide with China’s Lunar New Year holiday in early February.

Although preliminary news was out yesterday about China potentially announcing retaliatory tariffs on the US, that announcement was officially. marking the new, short-term range. Finding a reason.

Posted To: MBS Commentary. The "big" news over the weekend was the announcement of an extension on US/China tariffs that were set to go into effect on March 1st. While an eventual trade deal would still be a big development for both sides of the market, the extension was only worth a modest in-range correction for bonds.

MBS RECAP: Stocks Taking Bonds on Year-End Roller Coaster Black October?So it seems, just as history suggests. Since the beginning of the month, global stocks (VTI, VEA, EFA) areexperiencing sharp declines, liquidity keeps evaporating (intensifying the roller-coaster we’re anyhow witnessing), the US Dollar is climbing (now close to a record high), and even the credit market (normally a "run to safety" benefactor) is offering anything but stability.Here’s a temperature for the current mortgage rate environment In a low-interest-rate environment. play an important role. With current interest rates near historic lows, consumers may be taking a closer look at their statements and assessing where they stand..

MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES . Agency MBS 16 returned 1.29%, underperforming like-duration Treasuries by 40 bps. May was the eighth month with the Fed unwound at $20B, and the Fed has cumulatively sold $240 billion of MBS. MBS lagged their Treasury counterparts in May, but performance was mixed across the coupon stack.

By matthew graham posted To: MBS Commentary The first two days of the week were largely spent lamenting the slow and inconsequential nature of summertime trading in the bonds market. At least that’s how I spent them. Superstitious market watchers would quickly point out that such lamentations invite unexpected volatility.

The recent combination of this group of factors has clearly been positive for US bond markets, resulting in a clearly-defined downtrend that has broken through the post-election trading range. The.

Mortgage Rates Over the Past 50 Years Mortgage Rates Today. By the end of the 1980s, yearly inflation returned to a healthy 3.5% and mortgage rates dropped to around 10%. This downward trend continued throughout the 90s, as rates held between 6.49% and 10.67%. Over the past 20 years, rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages have largely remained in the single digits,Mortgage rates today, December 28, plus lock recommendations Thursday plays host to vastly more mortgage rate articles than any other day. but it doesn’t account for day to day movements. For example, today’s Freddie survey suggests rates are lower this week.Mortgage rates today, April 2, 2019, plus lock recommendations Mortgage rates were flat-to-slightly-higher today, depending on the lender and the time of day. range seen in recent weeks and the higher range that dominated most of 2019. We were hoping/expecting.

Latest Headlines. In the day ahead, bonds will get an even more relevant Treasury. In MBS-specific news, today is a "roll day" for Fannie/Freddie 30yr MBS.. on the chart today whereas yesterday was the last day of June coupons.. to keep pace with Treasuries) on the charts even though they haven't.

Mortgage rates today, July 10, 2018, plus lock recommendations Mortgage rates today, June 3, 2019, plus lock recommendations mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates.

July 11, 2018 Comments Off on MBS Day Ahead: New Tariff Announcement Keeps Bonds In Recent Range Posted To: MBS Commentary The first two days of the week were largely spent lamenting the slow and inconsequential nature of summertime trading in the bonds market.