FOMC keeps buying mortgage bonds, but hawkish sentiment shines through

Mortgage rates fall slightly for the week. The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell 3 basis points, from 4.57% to 4.42%, as the ten-year bond rallied from 2.88% to 2.73%.

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Frazzled Traders Fade Futures, Buy Bonds Ahead Of Repo Injection, fed decision soaring, then tumbling oil prices; soaring, then sliding repo rates; unprecedented factor volatility as crowded positions exploded – it sure has been quite a week headed into today’s Fed decision which quickly lost the top spot as the most market-moving event of the.

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) adjourns. The meeting's outcome will influence the mortgage bond market which, in. If you're shopping for a home, then, or about to start a refinance, consider yourself alerted.. The Federal Reserve can affect today's mortgage rates, but it cannot set them.

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As the economic recovery in Canada gathers pace, the central bank is widely expected to normalize policy in the second-half of the 2010 as Governor Mark Carney aims to balance the risks for growth.

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Cable could keep losing ground on a break below 1.2460, the immediate support. Fresh risk-off flows resulted in the USD/JPY pair trimming weekly gains on Friday, ending the week at 107.55. The pair.

CEP News: FOMC keeps rates unchanged. China publicly expressed their concern about US debt. “The US cannot jump through the proverbial hoop and buy bonds from China. But it can monetize bonds in.

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In early 2001, the members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded that a recession was about to begin. To keep the recession as short and mild as possible, they implemented a a. fiscal policy that increased government spending and reduced taxes. b. fiscal policy that decreased government spending and increased taxes.

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