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Primary Fixed Rate Mortgage Yields Fall 0.06% And Mortgage Servicing Values Rise This Week

By Donald van Deventer: Kamakura Corporation projections for U.S. Treasuries and fixed rate mortgages this week reflected the 0.06% fall in current 15 year and 30 year fixed rate mortgage all-in yields. This week’s projections show that the implied forward … Continue reading

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US unemployment rate drops to 5.9%

Fed cannot rule out early rate rise after strong jobs report Asia homepage

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EM stocks tumble on Fed rate rise fears

Talk of a possible policy shift at the Fed has raised fears that developing countries might face a repeat of the market rout that occurred in 2013 Asia homepage

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US rate traders dust off their playbooks

All eyes are on the Federal Reserve as Treasury bond yields begin to rise, reflecting a higher risk of policy change at the US central bank Asia homepage

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India grows at fastest rate in two years

Better than expected quarterly figures provide a boost to Prime Minister Modi as almost every economic indicator shows improvement Asia homepage

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Yellen raises prospect of early rate rise

Fed chair highlights uncertainty about job creation before inflation starts to pick up in her first speech at Jackson Hole as head of the central bank Asia homepage

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Korean won shrugs off rate cut with rally

The South Korean won strengthens against the dollar, despite the country’s central bank cutting interest rates in an attempt to boost growth Asia homepage

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S Korea looks to revive growth with rate cut

The Bank of Korea cut the interest rate for the first time in 15 month, joining the government efforts to revive economic growth amid sluggish domestic spending Asia homepage

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CEFs: An Opportunity In A Nuveen Floating Rate Fund

By Douglas Albo: More and more articles are speculating on whether or not the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates sooner rather than later. With economic numbers continuing to come in mixed, but generally suggesting an improving economy and labor … Continue reading

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New apps let workers rate each other – with positive questions

New apps remove the guessing game by allowing colleagues to anonymously rate each other. Knozen, a free iPhone app, allows colleagues to rate each other on traits such as assertiveness, patience, analytical ability, friendliness and skepticism. “Knowing more about yourself … Continue reading

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