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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates reach highest level since May

    Mortgage rates inch forward for fourth consecutive week
    Mortgage rates inched forward for the fourth consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased once again to its highest level since May.
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  • GDP growth even stronger than last quarter

    But gross domestic income slowed considerably
    As it turns out, real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.2% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the revised, second estimate released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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  • Should Americans prepare for 5% GDP growth in Q3?

    One early predictor says yes
    President Donald Trump made a campaign promise to make 4% gross domestic product growth a reality in the U.S. After hitting the 4% mark in the second quarter, can Americans expect to see growth as high as 5% in the third quarter? One forecast says yes.
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  • Here’s what Friday’s tariffs will do to U.S. economy

    Economist predicts destruction of 4% of world trade
    Trade tariffs between China and the U.S. are set for Friday, and economists are already predicting what the effect will be on the U.S. and global economy. A new report from Oxford Economics shows the growing trade war between the U.S., Europe, China and other countries could reduce world trade by 4%, and here’s what that could mean for the U.S.
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  • GDP revised down as residential investment falls

    Revised down to just 2%
    Real gross domestic product was revised down once again to an annual rate of 2% as residential investment fell in the first quarter of 2018. The latest report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows the revisions made from previous estimates.
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  • Housing investment pulls GDP down in first quarter

    Second estimate revises downward
    The already-lower gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2018 was revised downward Wednesday. The downward revision can be contributed to a drop in housing investment, however one expert explained he expects GDP to see a strong rebound in the second quarter.
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  • HousingWire's weekly news podcast #4

    We discuss TRID, GDP and the expansion of Freddie Mac's 3% down program
    This week, HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney is joined by Reporter Kelsey Ramírez and Online Editor Caroline Basile to discuss the CFPB's final amendment to the Know Before You Owe rule, disappointing GDP results, mortgage rates, and Freddie Mac's expansion of its 3% down program.
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