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Treasury Market About Face- Just a Blip or Sign of Things To Come?

I mentioned in my last free report that the bulge in withholding tax collections which may have been a tipoff to the better than expected payrolls data, had subsided. I took another look at the data today, and there’s been no rebound since I posted that report. On top of that, yesterday the Treasury announced…

Theoretical Seeds of A Housing Bottom- Professional Edition

Purchase mortgage applications fell back to near their recent lows last week, reversing the surge from the previous week. That was caused by the FHA’s new, tougher requirements on credit scores and down payments. The week before last was the deadline for deadbeats to get in under the old easy money game rules. That blip…