Mortgage Bankers Association applications down –2% in the week of Feb 13
Mortgage Market Index 371.5 v 379.0 previous
Purchase Index declined to 216.9 from 223.1, with the Refinance Index falling from 1239.6 to 1227.60
A relatively disappointing week for Mortgage Bankers.
Existing home sales a bit brighter with 5.69m units v 5.54m.
Redbook at 1.10%
Canadian Retail Sales MM as expected at -0.50%, ex-autos better than expected at -0.30% v –90%.