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Volume 2014 - Number 48

December 19, 2014

MBS Prices Hit Highs for the Year as Gas Plummets; Time to Get Out of the Market?

Defying the expectations of most industry analysts, investors have bid up the price of agency MBS over the past two weeks, pushing values into nosebleed territory. According to figures compiled by MBS Quoteline, the price of the Fannie Mae 3.50 percent bond recently reached 104.4. “This week and last week we saw new highs,” said Joe Farr, director of sales and marketing for the company. And that has made...

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