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Mortgage rates fall to near-historic low on concerns about coronavirus pandemic

Mortgage rates have remained below 3.3% for four straight weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2020

Mortgage rates fall to new record low — here’s why some loan applicants won’t be offered them

The low interest rate environment isn’t expected to bring much of a boost to the housing market, which is struggling as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

Mortgage rates fall to all-time low amid coronavirus concerns — here’s why you should think twice about waiting to refinance

Unfortunately for home buyers, the drop in mortgage rates isn’t likely to spur more people to put their homes up for sale......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 6th, 2020

Economic Report: Home-builder confidence rebounds in May from historic decline as industry grows optimistic about post-pandemic home sales

Construction firms are upbeat on the housing industry’s prospects thanks to low interest rates, even though coronavirus-related challenges remain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2020

Oil prices fall on demand concerns, U.S.-China trade tension

Oil prices fell on Monday, paring last week's gains, on worries a global oil glut may persist amid slumping demand and U.S.-China trade tensions that could restrict an economic recovery even as coronavirus pandemic lockdowns start to ease......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 4th, 2020

Oil prices fall on brimming storage, bleak recovery prospects

Oil prices plunged for a second day in a row on Tuesday on concerns about dwindling global capacity to store more crude and fears that demand may be slow to recover even after countries ease restrictions to combat the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 28th, 2020

Mortgages: Mortgage rates go up slightly as some lenders tighten restrictions on who qualifies for a home loan

Many banks and lenders have imposed more stringent requirements for new borrowers amid the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2020

Asian shares fall on coronavirus drug, economic damage concerns

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures fell on Friday, spurred by doubts about progress in the development of drugs to treat COVID-19 and new evidence of U.S. economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2020

Market Snapshot: Dow tumbles 600 points, down for a second day after historic plunge in oil prices

U.S. stocks slide, putting major benchmarks on pace for a second day of losses, after a historic fall in oil prices, amid another batch of corporate earnings and potential further aid for businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020

Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as pandemic impact weighs

Asian markets mostly fell in early trading Thursday, as concerns about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the global economy continued to be felt......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2020

Mortgage rates go on roller coaster ride as more borrowers ask for forbearance

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how the coronavirus pandemic and forbearance programs are adding to mortgage rate volatility......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 14th, 2020

U.S. mortgage rates fall again, flirting with historic lows

U.S. mortgage rates fell again and are nearing their historically low mark, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaged 3.33 percent for the week ending April 2 — a decline from last week’s rate of 3.50 percent. A year ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2020

Market Extra: Dow faces April test after coronavirus triggers largest-ever first-quarter fall

April will pose a crucial test for stock-market investors looking for signs the worst of the market carnage triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic is past as the outbreak continues to claim lives and promises historic, near-term economic pain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 31st, 2020

Market Extra: Dow faces crucial April test after coronavirus triggers largest first-quarter fall on record

April will pose a crucial test for stock-market investors looking for signs the worst of the market carnage triggered by the global COVID-19 pandemic is past as the outbreak continues to claim lives and promises historic, near-term economic pain......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 31st, 2020

Stocks fall as Dow wraps up its worst first quarter ever

Stocks fell Tuesday, the last day of the first quarter, as traders wrapped up a period of historic market volatility sparked by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 31st, 2020

Stocks fall as Dow wraps up its worst first quarter ever

Stocks fell Tuesday, the last day of the first quarter, as traders wrapped up a period of historic market volatility sparked by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 31st, 2020

Stocks fall as the Dow wraps up its worst first quarter ever

Stocks fell on Tuesday, the last day of the first quarter, as investors wrapped up a period of historic market volatility sparked by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 31st, 2020

4 things to keep in mind if you"re buying a home and worried about mortgage rates

kate_sept2004/Getty Images   Although mortgage rates are volatile amid coronavirus concerns, rates are relatively l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

Futures fall after bumper session as virus threat rages on

U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday after a strong rebound in the previous session, as an imminent $2 trillion rescue package failed to completely allay investor concerns over the economic threat from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2020

The race to buy a home slows a bit amid coronavirus, but demand is still high

The race to refinance or fianance a home slowed as interest rates ticked up amid growing concerns about the coronavirus. Mortgage applications fell .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 18th, 2020

Mortgage rates likely to fall again after the Fed"s latest dramatic response to coronavirus

The Federal Reserve announced it will begin buying $200 billion of mortgage-backed bonds, a move that will stabilize and likely lower mortgage rates, which moved sharply higher last week......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 15th, 2020