Monthly Archives: July 2015

Existing Home Sales | Earnings Preview: Apr 20-24 – Article Dashboard

Earnings season will hit full stride this week with 443 companies confirmed to report. Nearly one-fourth of the S&P 500 will release results. Dow components include 3M Company (MMM), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT), Coca-Cola (KO), DuPont (DD), International Business Machines (IBM), McDonald’s (MCD), Merck (MRK), Microsoft (MSFT) and United Technologies    .. more …

Mortgage Interest Rates | Mortgage Interest Rates 101 – Article Dashboard

Market ConditionsWhen the Federal Reserve Board raises or lowers rates, there is usually an impact on the rate you will get for your fixed rate home loan, although it’s not as direct as it may seem. The Federal Reserve adjusts federal funds rate, which is the rate at which banks lend to each other. When federal funds rate decrease, we spend more, which can actually increase inflation. Mortgage    .. more …