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Mortgage Market Brings Higher Costs to Borrowers: Mortgage Rates for April 19, 2024
Today’s average mortgage rates Mortgage Refinance Today’s average mortgage rates on Apr. 19, 2024, compared with one week ago. We use rate data collected by Bankrate as reported by lenders...

Sticky Wages Are Not Transitory
pm EDT When U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen said that the inflation was transitory, she was partially right, but misdiagnosed the way cost pressures are transmitted and mitigated. Yes, shortages...

Four Reasons Why High Interest Rates Hurt Small Businesses
pm EDT For several months, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has hinted that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) might lower interest rates sometime soon. Those hopes appear to be dashed as...

Why Do People Hate Inflation?
pm EDT Last week’s government data on inflation found that prices have grown at 3.5% over the past year, down from an inflation high of 9% in June 2022. While there has been significant cooling, the...

America’s debt problem is storing up trouble for the rest of the world
London CNN  —  The high and rising level of US government debt risks driving up borrowing costs around the world and undermining global financial stability, the International Monetary Fund has...

Construction Jobs Changes Reflect Gradual Shift In Economic Activity
am EDT Economic activity – growth and job creation – has remained remarkably strong for several years now. That resilience in the face of substantial headwinds such as higher interest rates and...

Here’s what would happen to the US economy if there are no rate cuts this year
...briefly hit 5% after Powell’s Tuesday remarks. That’s fueling higher mortgage rates. Ultimately, higher-for-even-longer rates “will increase borrowing costs across the economy, which is likely...