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Dead In The Water- WSE Pro- Real Estate

In spite of the recent mini-recovery in refis, purchase mortgage activity remains in the downtrend it has been in since June 2005. The refi recovery has been minimal considering the decline in both fixed and adjustable rate mortgages since the June peak in mortgage rates. Home sales are down and dead in the water. Click…

Post Election Panic

The Fed must have panicked today when they saw the election results. They pumped in another $7.5 billion unanswered by any expirations. They probably didn’t need to. Recognizing that fact tomorrow, and facing a ridiculous $23 billion in repo rollovers from the election week jam, they are likely to start pulling in some of that…