Mortgage rates steady after period of volatility

 · Oil prices held steady at $64 a barrel (neutral for mortgage rates, because energy prices play a large role in creating inflation) The yield on 10-year Treasuries dropped to 2.48 percent from 2.52.

Their uncertainty has left mortgage. period of heightened economic uncertainty without the usual insights that government data typically provide.. Until the announcement of a government reopening,

Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to slow as housing stalls Getting to 240,000 — 266 Borrowers at a Time 5 biggest asset bubbles Ever – Stories of people getting rich from Florida real estate flooded. fell 20% by 2008. At the same time, U.S. foreclosures tripled to 300,000 as borrowers were unable to refinance mortgages on.