Daily market update: Sept. 11, 2015

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

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Weekly mortgage rates: Powered by Powered by We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Yesterday's market news: Zillow's Housing Confidence Index: Poor-performing housing markets -- in terms of year-to-year price appreciation -- are likely to see the highest volume of renters who plan to buy. Despite better-than-average home value increases, a number of renters in select metros plan to buy. Millennials will comprise a significant portion of buyers in poor-performing markets moving forward.   MBA's Builder Applications Survey for August 2015: Mortgage applications for new-home purchases decreased by 6 percent month over month in August. Conventional loans comprised 68.5 percent of loan applications; FHA loans comprised 19 percent. New single-family homes were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 524,000 units in August, down 1.9 perc...