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Much Better Week For Rates, But Bigger Picture Risks Remain

Mortgage rates finished the week in much better territory compared to last Friday.  Today only added modestly to that move, but the simple act of moving in a friendly direction feels like a major victory after coming toe to toe with the highest rates in more than 3 months (last week). 
There weren’t any obvious reasons for today’s meager gains.  In fact, the underlying bond market was slightly weaker on the day (which usually implies higher rates).  But lenders were still getting caught up with the week’s previous bond market gains and thus managed to overlook the contrary cues from the market. 

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Source: mortgagenewsdaily.comNew feed

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