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  • MBS CLOSE: EXTREMELY Flat Day Sees Gains For MBS, But Not As Much As Treasuries

    by Matthew Graham on February 17 2009, 5:26 PM
    Whether you call it a Flight-To-Quality (FTQ) or Flight-To-Safety, or "oh crap, the sky is falling, let's buy some risk-free debt!!," it appears that despite the much-maligned looming treasury supply, the good old-fashioned US treasury is...
  • MBS PRICE UPDATE: TIGHT RANGE

    by AQ on February 17 2009, 4:17 PM
    You can access the bill here: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:H.R.1 : 420 marks... FN30_________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-10 to 101-02 from 100-24 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-11 to 102-07 from 101...
  • MBS UPDATE: H.R.1 SIGNED

    by AQ on February 17 2009, 3:44 PM
    Post Obama Signing H.R.1 marks... Its official. Read the Public Print HERE <---CLICK ME MBS REACTION: none really FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-08 to 101-00 from 100-24 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0...
  • MBS UPDATE: 1430 prices

    by Matthew Graham on February 17 2009, 2:25 PM
    1430 marks... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-11 to 101-03 from 100-24 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-09 to 102-05 from 101-28 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-07 to 102-22 from 102-15 FN 6.0 -------->>>>...
  • MBS MORNING: G7 AND ERRATIC INVESTORS

    by AQ on February 17 2009, 12:18 PM
    1300 marks... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-11 to 101-03 from 100-24 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-09 to 102-05 from 101-28 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-07 to 102-22 from 102-15 FN 6.0 -------->>>>...
  • MBS UPDATE: IN THE GREEN BUT...

    by AQ on February 17 2009, 10:33 AM
    Quick Update while I finish the morning post. MBS stack is in the green today but spreads are WAAAAAAAY wider as the TSY curve rallies on fears of global recession . In other words MBS is getting outperformed by the yield curve(in low end of stack). 1030...
  • MBS OPEN: UP SO FAR

    by AQ on February 17 2009, 8:00 AM
    8am marks... FN30__________________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> +0-04 to 100-28 from 100-24 FN 5.0 -------->>>> +0-04 to 102-00 from 101-28 FN 5.5 -------->>>> +0-02 to 102-17 from 102-15 FN 6.0 -------->>>>...
  • MBS WARM UP: PRICES AND EVENTS

    by AQ on February 16 2009, 6:36 PM
    Good Evening... Friday Closing Marks... FN30_______________________________ FN 4.5 -------->>>> -0-12 to 100-24 from 101-04 FN 5.0 -------->>>> -0-08 to 101-28 from 102-05 FN 5.5 -------->>>> -0-05 to 102-15 from 102...
  • 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 -------->>>>...
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