Daily Rate Update: October 27-30

Tuesday – October 27 The housing sector continues to shine and has been a key metric for the overall U.S. economy. Low rates and declining supply continue to fuel higher prices across the nation with this month’s gains in lofty … Read More

Daily Rate Update: October 20th-22nd

Tuesday – October 20 The housing sector continues to be a beacon of light for the U.S. housing market which is being fueled by ultra-low rates as well as a shift from the cities to the suburbs. The U.S. Census … Read More

Daily Rate Update: October 13-16

Tuesday – October 13 As the nation continues to reopen, small business optimism increases despite several states not fully back to business. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose 3.8 points to 104.0, just below record highs after the low … Read More

Daily Rate Update: October 5th – 9th

Monday – October 5   After being decimated during the pandemic-induced shutdowns in late March, April and May, the service sector continues to rebound across the nation. The ISM Service Index rose to 57.8 in September from 56.9 in August and … Read More

Daily Rate Update: September 28 – October 2

Monday – September 28   Growing economic optimism, a strong housing market and positive economic data from Asia are fueling a big rally in the stock markets this morning at the expense of bonds. This week investors will be receiving a … Read More

Daily Rate Update: September 21-25

Monday – September 21   U.S. stock markets are plunging as the week kicks off due in part to fears of a second wave of the coronavirus this fall, political uncertainty along with no stimulus deal yet reached in Congress. The … Read More

Homeownership Vs. Stock Market Holdings

Homeownership Vs. Technology Holdings: A frequent bridge the Millennial & Gen Z’s is that of proper allocation of accumulated wealth utilizing self-direction.  Often, as the free market principles of modern economics dictate, these generations find themselves picking up and moving … Read More

Daily Rate Update: September 15-18

Tuesday – September 15   The housing sector continues to be a bright spot in the U.S. economy. The MBA reports that mortgage applications for new home purchases in August jumped 33% from last year though down monthly by 4% percent … Read More

Tech Sell-Off: A Practice in Patience

A widespread sell-off in tech stocks began Tuesday, September 1st, and it’s ramifications have reverberated into the week it precluded.  This comes on the heels of record stock performance, particularly in the tech market, since the temporary recession experienced in … Read More

Daily Rate Update: September 8th-11th

Tuesday – September 8   As the country continues to reopen and with just a few states on some sort of partial lock down, small businesses are trying to get back to some normalcy. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index increased … Read More

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