Joe Farr

Mortgage Rates Today : Real-Time MBS Pricing, September 17, 2013

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Inflation Remains Low


This morning, August CPI rose 0.1% from July, below the consensus for an increase of 0.2%, and it was 1.5% higher than one year ago. Core PPI also rose 0.1% from July, above the consensus for an increase of 0.2%, and was 1.8% higher than one year ago. There was little reaction to the data ahead of tomorrow's Fed statement.

The September NAHB Home Builders confidence index remained unchanged from August at the highest level since 2005.

This chart shows the change in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) prices from today's market open at 8:00 AM ET and tracks how MBS prices have changed until the time of this post. The vertical-axis reflects the change in MBS pricing as measured in 32nds. Each 32nd is equal to 3.125 basis points.

Falling MBS prices result in higher mortgage rates. Rising MBS prices lead mortgage rates lower. MBS pricing provided by MBSQuoteline. Today's mortgage rates are based on the real-time pricing shown above.

Click to get today's real-time mortgage rates.

About the Author

Joe Farr is a 20-year veteran of the mortgage industry. He is MBSQuoteline's Director of Sales and Marketing. For up-to-the-minute MBS prices throughout the day, go to www.mbsquoteline.com. Start a free trial.
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