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Understanding Inflation at a Macro and Micro Level

By Megan Anderson, Vice President Public Relations

Macroeconomics is the study of the overall economy, including things like inflation, recessions, interest rates and economic growth. Microeconomics is the study of how macroeconomics change behaviors in individuals and businesses. Understanding how the world is connected and how it affects the mortgage market is vital to our success.

Consumer and Wholesale Inflation Remain Red Hot

Inflation remains hot on both the consumer and wholesale levels. Here are the key stories to note:

Fed Hikes Rates and the Real Scoop About Unemployment

The Fed took action to fight inflation while the unemployment rate held steady. Here are the key...

What the Latest Fed Rate Hike Really Means

The Fed’s favorite measure of inflation, Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE), recently showed...

Inflation and Home Prices Continue to Rise

Inflation and housing data dominated the headlines, with these key stories:

Understanding Key Recession Indicators

By Megan Anderson, Vice President Public Relations

Existing Home Sales, Single-family Construction Slow in March

March brought a slowdown in home sales and construction of single-family homes. Plus, does news...

Digging Deeper into Builder Data

With record low housing inventory a persistent problem across the country, Housing Starts and...

Inflation Hits Highs in March

Consumer and wholesale inflation were red hot in March. How did this impact consumer spending and...

Consumer Inflation Hits 41-Year High

Consumer inflation has been on the rise, with the latest Consumer Price Index for March showing...