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Phil Joseph
Branch Manager
Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator
Over 25 Years' Experience
American Pacific Mortgage
Rancho Bernardo Branch
11770 Bernardo Plaza Court #451
San Diego California 92128

Direct: 619.507.3558
Fax: 858.430.2557
Email: Phil@PhilJoseph.com
Website: www.PhilJoseph.com
NMLS# 249549
Company NMLS# 1850
 
Licensed in California by the Department  of Business
Oversight under the Residential Mortgage Lending Act 417-0015 
 
American Pacific Mortgage may not be the lender for all products offered on this website. Some loans may be made by a lender with whom American Pacific has a business relationship. Equal Housing Opportunity.
 
Phil Joseph
Branch Manager
Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator
Over 25 Years' Experience
American Pacific Mortgage
Rancho Bernardo Branch
11770 Bernardo Plaza Court #451
San Diego California 92128

Direct: 619.507.3558
Fax: 858.430.2557
Email: Phil@PhilJoseph.com
Website: www.PhilJoseph.com
NMLS# 249549
Company NMLS# 1850
 
Licensed in California by the Department  of Business
Oversight under the Residential Mortgage Lending Act 417-0015 
 
American Pacific Mortgage may not be the lender for all products offered on this website. Some loans may be made by a lender with whom American Pacific has a business relationship. Equal Housing Opportunity.

Market Commentary

Updated on July 10, 2020 10:08:06 AM EDT

Yesterday’s 30-year Treasury Bond auction followed suit of Wednesday’s sale with a strong demand from investors. Mortgage and Treasury bond prices had already improved from early morning levels by the time results were posted at 1:00 PM ET. But once they were released, we saw another move higher. That eventually led to many lenders revising rates lower before the end of the day.

Today’s sole relevant economic report was Mays Producer Price Index (PPI) at 8:30 AM ET that revealed a 0.2% decline in the overall reading and a 0.3% decline in the core data. Both readings were well below expectations, indicating inflationary pressures at the producer level of the economy (manufacturing) were much softer than expected. Since bonds tend to thrive when inflation is weak, we can consider this data good news for mortgage rates.

Next week brings us many more economic releases than we got this week, including one that is considered highly relevant and another that is extremely important. The events that will be most watched come during the middle days of the week. Monday has nothing scheduled that we need to be concerned with, leaving weekend news and stocks to drive trading as the new week begins. Look for details on all of next week’s activities in Sunday evening’s weekly preview.

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