Fed
  • Market Commentary | June 22, 2018

    FED RAISES RATES AGAIN; APPETITE STILL STRONG FOR HUD BACKED LOANS

    The Fed recently raised rates for the second time in 2018 and signaled that two additional rate hikes were expected before year-end. Committee members noted continued strength in the labor market, household spending and business investment, with a slight uptick in inflation. The Fed acknowledged that inflation is moving closer… (more...)

  • Market Commentary | April 10, 2018

    The Fed recently raised rates for the first time in 2018, after leaving rates unchanged in January. Committee members noted significant strength in the labor market and a slight uptick in inflation. They did, however, note that the inflation level was still quite low overall. Previous statements from the Fed noted household spending and capital investment as areas of strength, but… (more...)