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Lock Watch for the Week of 2/26/2018 Volatility-O-Meter: Mid. I expect the GDP report on Weds to be the week's driver. Otherwise, we remain in a volatile environment for both stocks and bonds, possibly exacerbated by unpredictability in the political arena. All times are Pacific:Mon, 2/26: ...
Toxic is Trending! A brief review at recent environmental headlines says it all: January 31, 2018: President Mulling Major Cuts to Clean Energy Research (Washington Post)January 15, 2018: EPA Loosens Regulations on Toxic Air Pollution (EPA)January 10, 2018: Climate Change Websites Censored Und...
Lock Watch for the Week of 2/5/2018 The "Lock Watch" began, humbly enough, as an experiment to alert RPM Mortgage's Top 20 loan officers about economic events that could incite volatility in the mortgage market throughout any week. We didn't want to get blindsided by a bond market sell-off or po...