Items Tagged with 'Interest rates in 2015'


  • Calling it: There won’t be a rate hike this week

    The economy’s one golden goose is starting to lay lead eggs
    I’m not exactly going out on a limb here with a wild bet, but I’m going to go ahead and call it that the Fed won’t be raising interest rates this week. They just don't have the will, even though they have to get it done sometime.
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  • Just what is the Fed going to do about interest rates?

    BofAML analysts still believe that rate hike is imminent; others call Fed “dithering”
    After a week full of market volatility and upheaval, analysts from all sides are questioning what impact, if any, the events of the week are going to have on the Federal Open Markets Committee and the looming threat of rising interest rates. Here's all the consensus, with uniform opinion woefully lacking.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Who’s buying pieces of Butler & Hosch?

    Plus why Millennials aren’t buying; The impact of higher interest rates
    One month ago, one of the nation’s largest mortgage industry law firms, Butler & Hosch, shut down abruptly after almost 35 years in business. So who's buying up pieces of the now-defunct firm? Plus a look at why Millennials aren't buying in the nation's largest cities and what last week's mortgage application data and interest rate reports tell us about the future of housing.
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  • Fitch: 6 predictions for housing in 2015

    Rates will rise; mortgage volume will decline
    We may be two weeks into 2015, but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the range of predictions for the year. Analysts from Fitch Ratings weighed in with their predictions for 2015 in their Global Housing and Mortgage Outlook, and there’s good news and bad news.
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