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Five Minute Maturity – 10/13/2021

Good morning and happy hump day! It’s the only scheduled news release day this week, as we had Mortgage Applications for the week ending Oct. 8th at 6:00 a.m. central. We’re coming off 2 down weeks with a particular accent on last week’s -6.9%, which was a tie for the...

Five Minute Maturity – 10/08/2021

Good morning and happy almost weekend! Everyone’s focus today is on Unemployment and Non-Farm Payroll. We’ll see if we can dig up some MBS news, as there are no scheduled releases. First up: a Bloomberg article about MBS trading volume is picking up and shows the...

Five Minute Maturity – 10/06/2021

Good morning and happy hump day! We received the scheduled housing news as Mortgage Applications for the week ending Oct. 1 was released at 6:00 a.m. central time. Last wed., it read -1.1% and continued that trend with a weak -6.9% this morning. This morning,...

Five Minute Maturity – 10/04/2021

Good morning and happy Monday! We’re spending the next couple of days without any scheduled housing news, but luckily something is always going on. Tying up loose ends from Friday: Auto sales took a second tumble when Ward’s Total Vehicle Sales for September,...

Five Minute Maturity – 10/01/2021

Good morning gang and welcome to the weekend! We’re supposed to get our last number of the week today after the close of the stock market: Ward’s Total Vehicle Sales for September. I’m not sure why we look at street projections on autos because they’re so bad, but...

Five Minute Maturity – 09/29/2021

Good morning and happy hump day! Mortgage Applications for the week ending Sept. 24 and Pending Home Sales for Aug. Mortgage Applications came in down slightly at -1.1%. Pending Home Sales was the big number however! The street was looking for +1.30% after a -1.80%...