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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 – 10/03/2022

Good morning and happy Monday! We've got a relatively quiet week, housing data-wise. Today, we have Wards Total Vehicle Sales after the stock market's close. We also have some Fed news, as they have an expedited meeting today to discuss where to...

Five Minute Maturity – 09/30/2022

Good morning and happy Friday. Welcome to the weekend! Once again, we don’t have any scheduled housing data today. Freddie was in the news yesterday, as they announced 30yr conforming lending rates rose to 6.7%. Their rate announcements have a 4-5...

Five Minute Maturity – 09/28/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! We finished our housing data this week with Mortgage Applications for the week ending Sept. 23, and Pending Home Sales for Aug. Mortgage Applications came in at -3.7%. We expected The Survey for Pending Home Sales...

Bond Market Review

In-depth macro market commentary

Learn from veteran financial analyst Doug Ingram who breaks down politics, the Federal Reserve, consumer confidence, and the various factors impacting US rates markets and the economy through our affiliate administrative firm, Banes Capital Group.

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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