Text size Treasury yields climbed Thursday after a couple of economic data points indicated a continued U.S. recovery and amid reports that a coming budget proposal from the White House would, if adopted, boost federal spending to the highest levels since World War II. The economic recovery is among the factors driving Treasury yields higher.
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Jim Lane/Getty Images A few important mortgage rates moved higher today. The average interest rates for both 15-year fixed and 30-year fixed mortgages both climbed higher. For variable rates, the 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage also notched up. Although mortgage rates are always changing, they’re lower than they’ve been in years. Because of this, right now is
Martin Chan/Getty Images Several major mortgage rates rose today. Average interest rates for 15- and 30- year fixed mortgages both increased, while the average rate for 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also went up. Although mortgage rates always fluctuate, they’re currently lower than they’ve been in years. If you want to lock in a low fixed rate,