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The current week fills a corrective role in the bigger picture, helping to officially mark the end of 4 straight months of accelerating improvement (which, itself, followed 4 straight months of accelerating weakness). Now that we’re here in the 1.3’s in 10yr yields, it seems like no coincidence. After all, this is where bonds paused for heavy reflection in 2012 and 2016–each time deciding to move back up to more familiar levels. This time around, yields are approaching from below, and pausing to see if there’s enough justification to continue higher. They’ll likely need more data and more clarification from the Fed to make that decision–much more than we’ll possibly get today. That said, the weakest Consumer Sentiment reading since 2011 seems set to send bonds out on a…(read more)

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Published On: August 13, 2021 / Categories: Mortgage News /