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Bond Market Review 

In-depth macro market commentary

Veteran financial analyst Doug Ingram breaks down politics, the Federal Reserve, consumer confidence, and the various factors impacting US rates markets and the economy.

Five Minute Maturity – 03/24/2021

Good morning all and happy hump day! We had news today, as Mortgage Applications for the week ending March 19 was released at 6:00 central. We continued to see weak numbers at -2.5%. This followed the prior weeks’ -2.2%. Many of the housing...

Five Minute Maturity

Tracking trends in mortgage-backed securities

MBS guru Jim Tait serves up weekly Cherry Picks with a side of fresh advice. Find out what Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are up to, and where the market’s heading.  

Five Minute Maturity – 04/12/2021

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome back for another week! We do not have any housing news this morning, but we do have trouble brewing in the sub-prime auto market. Prior to COVID-19, getting a car loan was about as easy as walking up...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/09/2021

Good morning! Last month, the MBA’s Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) increased 0.6% to 125.4. The onset of the pandemic resulted in a significant pullback in mortgage credit, so the rise in the MCAI shows relaxation on the part of lenders....

Five Minute Maturity – 04/07/2021

Good morning and happy hump day. We finally got back to scheduled housing releases this morning, as Mortgage Applications for the week ended April 2nd were released at 6.00 a.m. central time and extended the recent weather slowed trend to -5.1%....

Jewels & Pools

SBA pool experience you can count on

Dive in to the world of SBA pools. 25-year industry veteran Joel Banes analyzes prepayment speeds and other GGL performance factors.

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