The plan is designed to reduce taxpayer risk while creating a more competitive secondary market for mortgages
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 22
Opinion
The dominant shows in progress involve the stock market, the tariff announcement and the possibility of trade war, and a tough week for technology
by Lou Barnes | Mar 23
Opinion
Be their 100-percent mortgage lender
by Lou Barnes | Dec 1
When public policy changes, so should the market ... right?
by Lou Barnes | Nov 17
'The Fed will push up short-term rates, which will exert pressure on long-term ones'
by Lou Barnes | Nov 10
Powell expected to follow in his predecessor's footsteps with a steady approach
The recurrent patterns of booms and busts seem to be no more
by Lou Barnes | Oct 23
The Fed and its history make for an interesting series of events that lead us to where we are today
by Lou Barnes | Oct 20
Opinion
The developed world is borrowed to its capacity, relying on the central bank magic trick of making IOUs disappear
by Lou Barnes | May 26
Separating media hype from economic realities
by Lou Barnes | Apr 24
Opinion
The 10-year T-note dropped to 2.23 percent last week, taking low-fee mortgages almost to 4.00 percent
by Lou Barnes | Apr 17
President of the Boston Fed calls for mechanical series of hikes at every other meeting
by Lou Barnes | Apr 3
Opinion
Politics may have some effect on economic prospects and long-term rates, but that will be weeks to months ahead
by Lou Barnes | Mar 27
Sometime this summer the 10-year treasury note will break 2.60 percent
by Lou Barnes | Mar 15
The Federal Reserve will raise the overnight cost of money on Wednesday
by Lou Barnes | Mar 10