The coronavirus outbreak in China continued to grip the financial markets this week. The total affected and number of deaths rose sharply throughout the week suggesting the virus is not yet contained.
Stocks hate... » Read More of the post Rates Decline Again
Bonds love uncertainty and bad news. As a result, rates improve when not-so-good news emerges.
That was the story this past week, as China has reported a new deadly coronavirus has started to spread... » Read More of the post Uncertainty Helps Rates
This past week, we watched home loan rates tick modestly higher and retreat from three-year lows.
Why? There are three main reasons:
U.S and Iran. On Wednesday, the de-escalation of tensions between the U.S. and... » Read More of the post The Good News Continues
The new year and new decade started, and good news: some things don't change. Stocks picked up right where they left off in 2019 by touching all-time highs. And bonds, which also performed... » Read More of the post Nice Start to 2020