Mortgage Rate Trend Index Up: July 30, 2015

Will rates go up, down or remain unchanged?

  • Dick Lee

    Dick Lee

    President, Independent Mortgage, Newton, Massachusetts

    Rates will creep up a tad, with the Fed's meeting and no signs of any rate hikes. The bond market could be poised for a small sell-off.

  • Greg McBride

    Greg McBride, CFA

    Chief financial analyst,

    The Fed's dovish statement notwithstanding, if we see upbeat economic data in the next week this will push mortgage rates higher.

  • Logan Mohtashami

    Logan Mohtashami

    Senior loan officer, AMC Lending Group, Irvine, California

    2.27% on the 10-year Treasury. Oil has been crushed recently and deflation is showing itself with copper as well. Yellen talked and not much happened on short end of rate curve. The 2-year Treasury barely moved. However, it's clear to the marketplace that the Fed is going to move one way or another in the next 6 months.

  • Crissinda Ponder

    Crissinda Ponder

    Mortgage reporter,

    Mortgage rates will inch up in preparation for the Fed's first federal funds rate hike later this year.


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