Daily market update: Aug. 24, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

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Current mortgage rates: Powered by   Mortgage rate history: Powered by   This week/last week: Powered by DOW Jones industrial averages: // Black Knight Financial Services' June 2015 home price data: US home price index is now at $252,000, 5.8 percent off June 2006 peak of $286,000. This is up 26 percent from the market's lowest price. ThirteenĀ of the nation's 40 largest metro areas hit new peaks in June. We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Friday's market news: Black Knight's first look at July mortgage data: The total U.S. loan delinquency rate (30 or more days past due but not in foreclosure) is 4.7 percent, down 2.2 percent from June and down approximately 16.5 percent from July 2014. Total U.S. presale inventory foreclosure rate is 1.4 percent, down approximately 3.8 percent from June and do...