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Mortgage Monday – March 14, 2022

March 14, 2022 by Zach Festini With an announcement from the Federal Reserve to come, we have a big week ahead of us. Let’s cover this week’s latest news from the mortgage industry. Rates update Despite their recent slight decline, mortgage rates rose last week along with rising Treasury yields. …

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SB FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Management report and analysis of the financial situation and operating results. (Form 10-K)

SB Financial Group, Inc. ("SB Financial"), is a financial holding company registered with the Federal Reserve Board and subject to regulation under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, SB Financial is engaged in commercial and retail banking, wealth management and private …

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Calendar: What determines mortgage rates the week of February 21-25, 2022

Mortgage rates have reached their highest levels since 2019, and economists expect the pressure on rates to continue. Here’s a look at what could move the markets this week. On Tuesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency and S&P Case-Shiller will release separate reports on home values. The reports won’t move …

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What are the trends around the world

Amid the relentless rise in US inflation to a four-decade high of 7.5%, the European Commission on Thursday raised inflation expectations for this year. The Brussels-based institution expects inflation to reach 3.5% this year against its November forecast of 2.2%. Rising energy prices are expected to put a “longer drag” …

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BLACKSTONE MORTGAGE TRUST, INC. MANAGEMENT REPORT AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (Form 10-K)

The following discussion should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and notes thereto appearing elsewhere in this Annual Report on Form 10-K. In addition to historical data, this discussion contains forward-looking statements about our business, operations and financial performance based on current expectations that involve risks, uncertainties …

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Bay Area homes are less affordable as interest rates rise

Few homes for sale, high prices, fierce bidding wars — and now higher interest rates — have seeped into the Bay Area real estate market. Rising interest rates have pushed buyers’ monthly payments up nearly 7% over the past month, and more increases may be on the way. The Federal …

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Analysis: Fed tightens sign to dump US stocks

LONDON/NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) – U.S. stock markets, after posting their best three-year run in more than two decades, may soon have to give way to the top spot. As the Fed prepares to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly four years, capital is beginning to …

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China’s Xi Jinping urges West not to ‘tighten the brakes’ by raising interest rates too quickly

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday called on the world’s major economies to boost growth by coordinating policies as the world continues to emerge from the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “Industrial chains and global supply chains have been disrupted. Commodity prices continue to rise. Energy supplies remain tight. …

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Up to $100,000 in a year: County Durham median home sale prices jump 33.3% in 12 months

DURHAM- The median selling price of a home sold in County Durham was $400,000 in December 2021. That’s a 33.3% increase from December 2020, when the median selling price of a home was $300,000, according to the latest data from Triangle Multiple Listing Service, TMLS, which published the monthly reports …

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Soaring fertilizer costs are pushing farmers to change planting plans and raise prices

Fertilizer prices have more than doubled in the past year, frustrating U.S. farmers, who are now adjusting spring planting plans and warning of the possibility of higher food prices. A global shortage of chemical ingredients used to make fertilizers, widely applied to the soil to increase corn and wheat yields, …

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Twenty central banks hold meetings as inflationary forces separate

The differences will be on full display this week with final decisions for 2021 due to the U.S. Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, Bank of Japan and Bank of England, which together are responsible for monetary policy in nearly half of the year. the global economy. They won’t be alone …

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Dollar near yen-month low as inflation test looms

The dollar suffered a three-day loss against its major peers and traded near a one-month low against the yen on Wednesday, with eagerly awaited U.S. inflation data that could guide the timing of the dollar. ‘an increase in interest rates from the Federal Reserve. The dollar index, which measures the …

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Home loans drive up household debt

U.S. household debt grew at the fastest rate since 2013 in the second quarter, driven by a mortgage boom as Americans took advantage of low borrowing costs and sought more space to work from home. Household liabilities soared $ 313 billion to $ 14.96 billion at the end of June, …

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A kind of déjà vu on the raw materials market

Global commodity markets this year are being rocked by a host of factors. After the Covid-19 pandemic envelops markets in 2020, destroys demand for raw materials and pushes prices down, markets are quickly regaining their mojo. Since the start of 2021, the prices of many commodities – energy products, various …

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Commodity Tracker: 4 charts to watch this week

Commodities markets continue to closely monitor U.S. inflation data, as Asian oil refiners await developments in U.S.-Iranian talks that would allow a resumption of crude flows from the latter country. In addition, British nuclear power and winter capacity, and soybean oil prices in South America. 1. Energy markets reflect on …

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Are the markets ready for a cyclical inflationary shock?

Richard Coghlan and Chris Faulkner-MacDonagh are portfolio managers in T. Rowe Price’s global multi-asset division in Tokyo and Baltimore. Inflation fears have sparked a great debate in the markets, especially with the recent announcement that the Basic Personal Consumption Expenditure Index prices – the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation …

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Virus Adds Customers to Online Loan Sites

NEW YORK – Some small businesses forced to turn to online lenders for pandemic relief are making these niche players a bigger part of their financial game plan and are even considering getting rid of their traditional banks altogether. Loans from online lenders have saved thousands of small business owners …

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Take five: will it pass or will it last?

A Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, United States, October 2, 2020. REUTERS / Carlo Allegri 1 / TRANSITIONAL OR NOT The dollar is on the ropes, having erased its 2020 gains against a basket of currencies. The reversal stems …

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Is UWM Holdings Cyclical Inventory For You?

Calling a monetary motion “cyclical” could at first appear to be a misuse of phrases. The time period typically refers to corporations which are very economically delicate and traditionally conjures up photographs of chimney industries like metal and vehicles. Throughout good occasions they make some huge cash and through recessions …

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DIA Board of Directors Approves Two Historic Renovation Projects in Urban Core | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

The board of directors of the Downtown Investment Authority approved the first two private development projects on January 20 that requested funding from its historic improved incentive program. The board voted 8-1 to grant JWB Real Estate Capital the request for $ 8,706,356 from the Downtown Preservation and Restoration Program …

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