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Mortgage Rates Miraculously Flat Despite Massively Lower Treasury Yields

Mortgage rates were unchanged to slightly higher today–a claim that utterly boggles the mind of anyone who thought they understood the relationship between bond markets and the mortgage world.  ALMOST without fail, a big drop in 10yr Treasury yields will coincide with lower mortgage rates.  In fact, many people believe (albeit incorrectly) that mortgage rates are based on the 10yr yield.  But today, despite a substantial drop in Treasury yields, mortgage rates are stuck in the mud.
Since this could continue to be the case, I’m going to include the following brief statement/reminder until the situation subsides:

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Source: mortgagenewsdaily.comNew feed

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