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  • MBS ALERT: REPRICE FOR THE WORSE POSSIBLE

    by AQ on February 24 2009, 1:38 PM
    REPRICE FOR THE WORSE VERY POSSIBLE... Stock markets are on the rise and bond yields are following as flight to safety unwinds... 2 YEAR BOND AUCTION RESULTS...
  • MBS MORNING: UP IN COUPON RETURNS

    by AQ on February 24 2009, 12:30 PM
    The MBS stack is currently a mere silhouette in the vast shadow that has been cast over global financial markets. Investor fears of pending bank nationalizations (direct or indirect) and multiplying mysteries surrounding government supported recovery...
  • MBS UPDATE: PRICE UPDATE

    by AQ on February 24 2009, 10:02 AM
    Price Update while I write morning post... 10am marks... FN30 ­­­­­­­_________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-01 to 100-29 from 100-28 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-02 to 102-01 from 101-31...
  • MBS OPEN: GOOD MORNING MBS

    by AQ on February 24 2009, 8:23 AM
    8am marks... FN30 ­­­­­­­_________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-02 to 100-30 from 100-28 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-03 to 102-02 from 101-31 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-02 to 102...
  • MBS UPDATE: SPATIAL LEARNING DAY

    by AQ on February 23 2009, 8:57 PM
    What a boring day... ....some long term charts to provide added perspective anything worth noting in your opinion?
  • MBS UPDATE: A REAL BARNBURNER....

    by AQ on February 23 2009, 3:30 PM
    NOT!! ! The stack is STILL trading in a tight range while the TSY curve continues to patiently await direction from speculative stock traders. I know today has been somewhat BORING but it is what it is....we continue to follow the general direction of...
  • MBS UPDATE: THAT WAS FAST

    by AQ on February 23 2009, 1:18 PM
    The MBS stack remains in a tight range as the yield curve gyrates and shifts.... 1315pm marks... FN30 __________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-02 to 100-29 from 100-27 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-01 to 101-31 from 101...
  • MBS MORNING: FOLLOW THE LEADER

    by AQ on February 23 2009, 11:06 AM
    The MBS stack remains at the mercy of headline news. At the open TSY yields were on the rise as equity market participants were feeling "warm and fuzzy" about details to come from the Obama Administration. This resulted in a slight unwinding...
  • MBS OPEN: Slightly Worse

    by AQ on February 23 2009, 8:40 AM
    Good Morning. 30 min into the session MBS are a few ticks worse....the stack is outperforming the yield curve by 5 to 7 ticks. 830am marks... FN30_ _________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-02 to 100-25 from 100-27 FN 5.0 -...
  • MBS UPDATE: Chitter Chatter

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 7:25 PM
    5pm marks... FN30 __________________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-04 to 100-27 from 100-23 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-03 to 101-30 from 101-27 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-03 to 102-16 from 102-13 FN 6.0 --...
  • MBS UPDATE: HEADLINE NEWS

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 2:45 PM
    Markets ask....and they receive. US stocks bounced off an 11 year low after the White House released a statement regarding bank nationalization and the Treasury Department announced that next week they would release further details regarding their plan...
  • MBS ALERT: TSY SELLING

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 1:37 PM
    TSYs yields just increased a few bps..with MBS pacing the yield curve this signals possible weakness in MBS bids. We are off the highs of the day. More agressive lenders may reprice for the worse
  • MBS UPDATE: BIDS BETTER...

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 12:27 PM
    MBS continues to follow the lead of TSYs today. TSYs yields are however increasingly outperforming MBS. In the short end of the stack... spreads are now up to 9/10 ticks wider vs. TSYs and 9/10 wider vs. swaps.... This has been the norm of late as investors...
  • MBS MORNING: I LOVE GOOOOOOLD

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 9:50 AM
    MBS money is moving down in coupon this morning. Mortgage rates are slightly better... 1030am marks... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-09 to 101-00 from 100-23 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-07 to 102-02 from...
  • MBS OPEN: Down in Coupon

    by AQ on February 20 2009, 8:00 AM
    MBS MOVING DOWN IN COUPON AT THE OPEN... TRSYs gained overnight as global stock markets fell and investors ran to the safety and liquidity of the US TREASURY market MBS Spreads are wider to TSYs and to swaps.... 815am marks... . FN30__________________________________...
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