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Sinking Stock Market Silver Lining: Cheaper Mortgages

Flight to Safety Drives Down Interest Rates “U.S. Markets Tumble as Fear Spreads” —headline, Wall Street Journal (1/24/14) It’s not great news for people who own stocks, but for prospective home Buyers about to lock on a mortgage, it’s terrific news. Namely, the sudden aversion to stocks and all-things-risky has prompted a stampede into bonds,...
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