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Mortgage Rate Trend Index

 
 

Will rates go up, down or remain unchanged?

Dan GreenDan Green
Waterstone Mortgage, author of TheMortgageReports.com, Cincinnati
Eurozone debt problems fade (for now). Rates resume rising.
Dick LepreDick Lepre
Senior loan officer, RPM Mortgage, San Francisco
The technicals of the 30-year Treasury bond future remain all bearish (lower prices, higher yields). A broader view appears to be that QE2, allegedly designed to keep interest rates low, actually drove interest rates up and also drove up equities and inspired a measure of consumer and investor confidence. Not exactly textbook as to what monetary policy should be about.
 
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