Archive for May, 2010

Mortgage rates sink to lowest this year

Mortgage rates have fallen to the lowest level of the year as investors poured money into the safe haven of U.S. government securities. (4 days ago)

4.78% home loans are year’s lowest

Mortgage rates have fallen to the lowest level of the year as investors poured money into the safe haven of U.S. government securities. (2 hours ago)

Mortgage rates at their lowest

If you’re thinking about buying a house, now might be a good time. Mortgage rates are at the lowest level of the year right now. (2 days ago)

Treasury rates mixed at weekly auction

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction, with three-month bills rising slightly while while six-month bills fell to the lowest level since early March. (12 hours ago)

Death Rates Drop for Children 5 or Younger

The death rates are dropping in many countries at a surprisingly fast pace, according to a new report. (9 hours ago)

Mortgage rates are at their lowest levels of the year

Bad economic news is good news for anyone shopping for a mortgage: Rates have fallen to their lowest levels of the year. Mortgage rates are influenced by a variety of factors, but in a number of cases when unfavorable economic news is released and people flee from stocks and move into bonds, (2 days ago)

B.C. has lowest incidence of cancer and cancer death rates in Canada

Nearly 22,000 B.C. residents will be newly diagnosed with cancer this year and about 9,500 will die from it but the positive news is that the province once again has the lowest overall death and incidence rates in the country. (14 hours ago)

Treasury Yields Near Lowest This Year, Australian Bonds Advance

May 19 — Treasury yields were near the lowest level in 2010 after the euro slid to a four-year low and stocks declined, bolstering demand for the safest securities. (3 hours ago)

Mortgage rates drop to lowest level this year

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest level of the year, as rates fell on U.S. government securities. Fixed-mortgage rates closely track interest rates paid on long-term Treasury bonds. (2 days ago)

Home refinancing demand jumps as rates drop

U.S. mortgage applications rose last week, reflecting a jump in demand for home refinancing loans as interest rates reached their lowest level since mid-March, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday. (20 hours ago)