CCL Market Update: Mortgage Applications, Beige Book, Minimum Wage, Foreclosures, Jobless Claims, Import & Export Prices

Mortgage Applications
A sharp drop in mortgage activity over the holidays has appeared to be only temporary. The new year is seeing a surge in mortgage activity. This reflects the strong […]

By |January 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CCL Market Update: Jobs, Consumer Sentiment, Housing Market, Mortgage Applications, and Mortgage Rates

The JOLTS report is the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Job Openings fell to 5.383 million in October vs. the revised 5.534 million in September. Job openings […]

By |December 14th, 2015|CCL Market Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CCL Market Update: Construction Spending, Consumer Spending, Employment Reports, Mortgage Rates

The construction spending report for June showed only a 0.1% gain, largely affected by the unexpected decline in single-family homes. Spending on single-family homes dropped 0.3%, after gains in May […]

By |August 10th, 2015|CCL Market Updates, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CCL Market Update: Employment Reports, Housing Market, Consumer Confidence, Mortgage Rates

The past week was dominated by employment reports. June payroll growth displayed soft numbers, with private payrolls up 223,000, lower than the expected 230,000 increase, and weaker than the 250,000 […]

By |July 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CCL Market Update: Retail Sales, Housing Statistics, Fed Rate Hike Predictions, Mortgage Rates

Retail sales for March showed improvement compared to previous months, likely due to improvements in weather conditions. March retail sales increased by 0.9% after dropping 0.5% in February. The Beige […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to Save Money on Medical Expenses?

A number of years ago I wrote a tip on how to save money on the costs of prescription drugs. Today, I’d like to revisit that topic, and add a […]

By |April 10th, 2015|Cryden Financial Insight, Uncategorized|0 Comments