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On April Fools' Day, some Citi credit cardholders will be charged a $60 annual fee.
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Rates stay almost the same; more details about HARP refis, mortgage insurance, and divorce.
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When you ask people how they plan to improve their lives, they will often answer you that they would first get rid of their debts. Debts are undesirable. Despite today’s promotion of the culture of credit cards, many people still know the fact that shopping with a credit card is not buying; it is merely [...]
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Potato farmer William Chase’s ultimate crop rotation saved his business and childhood home
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Is it possible to have a system that pays for care and allows inheritances?
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FT analysis of data shows that people on the 40p rate will, as a group, pay more than basic-rate taxpayers for the first time this year
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Posted To: MBS Commentary

Today was a good day for both MBS and Treasuries. Not only that, but it was good right from the start (courtesy of a positive overnight session) and never got bad. It's not too common to see 10yr Treasuries rally for 2 straight days into an auction with no meaningful pull-back. The fact that this happened today, AND that the auction was still impressively strong is a generally positive statement about the current range. All that said, there hasn't been much for bond markets to sink their teeth into this week apart from following other markets and trading
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headlines. That changes tomorrow with the arrival of the week's first real economic data in the form of Retail Sales and jobless Claims. With 10yr yields very near their recent middle ground, a big beat or miss in the data could...(read more)

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