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  • MBS CLOSE: "Up In Coupon, Up In Coupon"

    by Matthew Graham on February 13 2009, 8:14 PM
    Around the imaginary Graham/Quinones household this week, it was hard to miss the persistent cadence of Adam dashing around the house, clapping his hands, shouting "Up In Coupon! Up In Coupon!" We hear moderately esoteric phrases such as this...
  • MBS EXTRA: H.R.1 AND DONE

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 2:44 PM
    OFFICIAL TITLE OF THE BILL: "Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for the fiscal year...
  • MBS ALERT: REPRICES REPORTED

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 1:41 PM
    Reprice for the worse looming...some lenders have already republished rates 140pm marks... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-14 to 100-22 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> -0-09 to 101-28 from 102-05 FN...
  • MBS UPDATE: TSYs TAKING THUMPING

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 12:09 PM
    MBS bids are close to morning levels. Spreads vs. TSYs are still tighter as MBS outperforms the steepening yield curve. 1215PM marks... Since 3pm close FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-09 to 100-27 from 101-04...
  • MBS MORNING: Proft Takers Take Profits

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 10:49 AM
    "Up in Coupon" takes a rest this morning as profit takers re-load for another round of day trading. Treasuries are selling off and MBS are outperforming the yield curve. (Spreads are tighter across the stack.) If you are searching for reasons...
  • MBS ALERT: BIDS DETERIORATING

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 9:17 AM
    Bids are deteriorating. MBS is outperforming the steepening TSY curve (spreads are tightening). Unless lenders bear the brunt of these losses rate sheets will be worse this AM 915AM Marks... Since 3pm Close yesterday FN30______________________________...
  • MBS OPEN: MBS OPEN

    by AQ on February 13 2009, 8:21 AM
    Good Morning Mortgage World... 815AM Marks... Since 3pm Close yesterday... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-04 to 101-00 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> -0-04 to 102-01 from 102-05 FN 5.5 -------->>>>...
  • MBS UPDATE: About Last Night...

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 8:42 PM
    5pm Marks... Since 5 pm yesterday FN30_ _________________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-04 to 101-00 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> -0-02 to 102-01 from 102-03 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-00 to 102-18 from...
  • MBS UPDATE: FED PURCHASES $23.220BN

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 3:11 PM
    The up in coupon pace has slowed. Rates still stable. FN30 __________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-01 to 101-03 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-02 to 102-05 from 102-03 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-02...
  • MBS UPDATE: MBS UPDATE

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 2:44 PM
    Just a price update...my end of day will be juicy. Rates are range bound for now. Pricing is stable for the time being. FN30 __________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-00 to 101-04 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>>...
  • MBS UPDATE: Drama Done

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 1:04 PM
    NO REPRICE FOR WORSE Immediately following the Treasury's auction of $14bn in 30 yr bonds, MBS prices fell as the demand for long term debt was apathetic. (2.02btc. 34% overseas participation) The Yield curve is flattening out again and the spread...
  • MBS ALERT: BE AT THE READY

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 1:02 PM
    POSSIBILITY OF REPRICES FOR WORSE
  • MBS UPDATE: DONT PANIC

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 11:14 AM
    Let me first say thanks for the participation last night. Now everyone take a deep breath....no need to panic. I was simply stating that MBS is running out of gas much of the way it did a month ago. I will however take this opportunity to further explain...
  • MBS OPEN: FLAT

    by AQ on February 12 2009, 8:37 AM
    840am Marks... FN30_____________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-00 to 101-04 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> -0-01 to 102-02 from 102-03 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-00 to 102-18 from 102-18 FN 6.0 ------...
  • MBS UPDATE: THINKIN HIGHER RATES

    by AQ on February 11 2009, 6:35 PM
    Hello. Good Afternoon mortgage world and everyone else...MBS were slow to get going in the AM but gradually improved throughout the day. As Treasuries rallied early in the session profit takers were provoked to take some gains and originators hurriedly...
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