Mortgage applications slumped 1.7% on a seasonally adjusted basis in the week ended Feb. 15, as refinances slid 2% and purchases dropped 2%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly mortgage applications survey.
Mortgage Applications Down 1.7% in Week
FEB 20, 2013 7:30am ET
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A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.
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