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Rate Increases May Run into Summer


Publication date: 2006-02-06

By Sue Kirchhoff
WASHINGTON -- The economy appears to be firming, with strong retail sales, steady expansion in manufacturing and the service sector, and rising employment -- making it more likely the Federal Reserve
will keep raising interest rates well into the spring or early summer
, economists say.


Mortgage Rates Rise This Week

Source: Associated Press/AP Online

Publication date: 2006-02-02

WASHINGTON - Mortgage rates around the country went up this week, with rates on 30-year mortgages climbing to their highest point since late December.

With the ECB tightening it does not leave Gordon much room to keep rates the same. IR Up up and away this year?

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IR Up up and away this year?

Nice thought, but Brown Finger will not follow suit. Static for the rest of the year, right up until he moves into the hot seat.

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