The plan is designed to reduce taxpayer risk while creating a more competitive secondary market for mortgages
The dominant shows in progress involve the stock market, the tariff announcement and the possibility of trade war, and a tough week for technology
When public policy changes, so should the market ... right?
'The Fed will push up short-term rates, which will exert pressure on long-term ones'
Powell expected to follow in his predecessor's footsteps with a steady approach
The Fed and its history make for an interesting series of events that lead us to where we are today
The developed world is borrowed to its capacity, relying on the central bank magic trick of making IOUs disappear
The 10-year T-note dropped to 2.23 percent last week, taking low-fee mortgages almost to 4.00 percent
President of the Boston Fed calls for mechanical series of hikes at every other meeting
Politics may have some effect on economic prospects and long-term rates, but that will be weeks to months ahead
Sometime this summer the 10-year treasury note will break 2.60 percent