As I have mentioned in previous Blog posts, I am going to be watching government spending and the increasing Federal debt and the effect on Bond prices and resulting effect on Mortgage rates.
The following is a very sobering commentary on the out of control Government spending going on that will have far reaching implications on our debt structure. Remember, future inflationary worries from Government spending will negatively effect Bond prices and increase mortgage rates.
The Senate was very busy in the season of giving, approving a 10-year, $871 Billion Bill yesterday that would extend health insurance to millions of Americans. The vote was split 60 to 39, down party lines. The Bill is being framed as the biggest change to the health care industry in decades, but it’s not a done deal yet. Now the Senate and the House must come together to hammer out a compromise between their two versions, which means more discussions, negotiations, and debates.
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