For the Week Ending September 11, 2015
The labor market improved as fewer Americans filed for weekly unemployment benefits, adding to speculation that the Fed may raise policy rates this month.
Alternatively, inflation pressure remains weak as import prices continued to drop. Weak inflation could cause the Fed to hold off on raising policy rates.
Weakness in global economies, especially China, could also cause the Fed to hold off. Mortgage rates remain stable while the markets wait for a Fed decision.
More respondents of Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiment Index think it is a good time to buy a house. Continued low mortgage rates helped fuel the optimism.
New home sales are more than 20% higher than last year's pace. Some analysts fear that new home supply could become an issue and more homes are needed.
Man caves are being bumped aside for "she sheds." These backyard retreats are being designed for hobbies such as painting, ceramics, and gardening.
The owner of a company tells his employees:
"You worked very hard this year; therefore, the company's profits increased
dramatically. As a reward, I'm giving everyone a check for $5,000."
Thrilled, the employees gather round and high five one another, before hearing the
boss say, "...and if you work with the same zeal next year, I'll sign those checks.
Rate movements and volatility are based on published, aggregate national averages and measured from the previous to the most recent midweek daily reporting period. These rate trends can differ from our own and are subject to change at any time.
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