MBA April Economic Commentary: Economy Slows Sharply; Massive Job Loss; but V-Shaped Recovery in Forecast

The spread of the coronavirus has slowed global and U.S. economic activity to a halt. Public and private measures to stem the spread of the virus have led to indefinite interruptions in many sectors of the economy, as well as future uncertainty surrounding how long this pause in the global economy will last and what the potential economic losses could be.

MBA April Economic Commentary: Economy Slows Sharply; Massive Job Loss; but V-Shaped Recovery in Forecast

The spread of the coronavirus has slowed global and U.S. economic activity to a halt. Public and private measures to stem the spread of the virus have led to indefinite interruptions in many sectors of the economy, as well as future uncertainty surrounding how long this pause in the global economy will last and what the potential economic losses could be.

Mortgage Applications Tumble in MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications took a tumble this week as key interest rates jumped to their highest level since January amid increased economic turmoil, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 20.

Mortgage Applications Tumble in MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications took a tumble this week as key interest rates jumped to their highest level since January amid increased economic turmoil, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 20.