Tag: mortgage rates

Investors Boost Stocks Ahead of Holiday Week – Weekly Update

December 26, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Investor optimism and fears of missing out on future gains propelled stocks higher in the last full week of trading before year-end. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.22%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.75%. The Nasdaq Composite index advanced 1.21% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock […] READ MORE


Points to Ponder Before You Refinance

June 12, 2012 | By Steven DiGregorio

Monthly savings shouldn’t be the only consideration in determining whether to take advantage of today’s low rates. Mortgage rates seem to keep dropping week over week. How do you know if it makes sense to refinance?  The question might be, how low can they go? The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is somewhere […] READ MORE