If you’re selling stocks because the Fed is hiking interest rates, you may be suffering from ‘inflation illusion’

Forget everything you think you know about the relationship between interest rates and the stock market. Take the notion that higher interest rates are bad for the stock market, which…

Mortgage demand declines 29% from last year as rates eclipse 6%

Mortgage demand appears to have nowhere to go but down, as interest rates go up. Application volume dropped 1.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage…

Mortgage demand drops further as interest rates shoot back to June high

GP: Homes for sale Brittany Murray Via Getty Images | Medianews Group | Getty Images In June the average rate on the 30-year fixed shot over 6% briefly, and that…

Homeowners lose wealth as rising interest rates weigh on home values

A “For Sale” sign outside a house in Albany, California, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Some homeowners are losing wealth as high…

Mortgage demand falls even further, as rates shoot back up to July highs

A real estate consultant shows a condo to a prospective buyer in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images After falling back earlier this month, mortgage rates began rising sharply…

Fannie Mae says fixed mortgage rates could fall to 4.5% next year

The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images Mortgage rates are projected to decline next year — but that doesn’t mean prospective homebuyers should necessarily delay a purchase for the…

Just as Wall Street Piles In, Tech Stocks Face Fresh Rates Storm

(Bloomberg) — Jerome Powell’s latest hawkish missive threatens to open up a new front in the ever-raging battle between tech stocks and Treasury yields — potentially hurting money managers who’ve…

Mortgage demand fell last week even as rates declined slightly

A For Sale sign is posted in front of a property in Monterey Park, California on August 16, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Mortgage rates fell…

Wild swings in mortgage rates last week caused a rare surge in refinancing

After dropping at the end of July, mortgage rates moved higher on average again last week, but the daily moves were volatile. Mortgage demand was split, with gains in refinancing…

Mortgage rates fall sharply after negative GDP report and Fed’s latest hike

Just one day after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate, mortgage rates took a sharp turn lower. The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 5.22%…