Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Fed Bucks Consensus

The Fed Bucks Consensus

For most of September, I stood by while trying to sort out the mortgage market’s direction. As we reach the month’s home stretch, I want to share some thoughts with you about where we’ve been and where we might be headed. Mortgage rates have stabilized: If you pay attention to mortgage interest rates, you know […]

The Back to School Bubble

The Back to School Bubble

The calendar says August 1, and by now, back-to-school sales have been in full swing for weeks. If you squint and look between the aisles, you might just see (shudder) Halloween items. Maybe not much candy – yet – but decorations and costumes are infiltrating the retail world; and let’s face it, confectionaries everywhere have […]