If you’re a data junkie this is your week. Highlighted by multiple reports that will give an indication of the health of our economy, this week will be full of data for you to consume. The buildup will continue to Friday when payroll numbers are released. However, in the middle of the week we’ll see the FOMC Rate Decision, Personal Consumption, and Personal Income and Spending.
What’s Up on Wall Street?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 15.58 points (-0.11%) while the Nasdaq went up 16.32 points (+0.20%). The S&P 500 decreased 2.69 points (-0.18%).
Current Mortgage Rates
Here are some of today’s mortgage rates:
- 30-Year Fixed Mortgage: 3.625% (3.839% APR)
- 15-Year Fixed Mortgage: 2.875% (3.271% APR)
- 7-Year ARM: 2.875% (3.372% APR)
Here are a few links to some of today’s financial articles. Be sure to leave a comment below if you know of any additional financial articles that are trending today.
The Washington Post
Surprise! The economy did fine despite the fiscal cliff talks
December sees sharp drop in new home sales