No Change in Mortgage Rates (Yet)
I have just received the following telegram from my generous daddy. It says, ‘Dear Jack: Don’t buy a single vote more than necessary. I’ll be damned if I’m going to pay for a landslide.
–John F. Kennedy
Almost a month after The Federal Reserve completed its massive, $1.2 trillion purchase of mortgage securities, 30-year mortgage rates are about 5%.
What were they prior to March 31?
Which begs the question: did The Fed really need to spend all that money?