After a month of declines, mortgage application volume is rising, as current homeowners and potential buyers move on lower mortgage rates. Applications rose 3.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages withContinue Reading

China demand continues to slow but U.S. Infrastructure Act can help buffer the effects Construction and heavy machinery maker Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) stock has been weathering the bear market down (-17%) on the year. Despite the slowing demand in China, supply chain disruptions, inflationary pressure, and slowdown in the housingContinue Reading