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  •  Actually what I was listening to was Marketplace (5+ / 0-)

    The yield on 10 years is down 21 basis points.  If this keeps up it is going to be mortgage refinancing time again.

    I'm not liberal. I'm actually just anti-evil, OK? - Elon James White

    by Satya1 on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 10:41:41 AM PDT

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    •  yes, the marketplace show (4+ / 0-)
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      Joieau, Sylv, dewley notid, neroden

      is pretty much top-skimming, but every once in a while they hit a good one. I used to get really annoyed, and then I started listening more closely, and there's a certain amount of reality and skepticism the creeps in on their commentary sometimes.

      Although I expect they're pretty well boxed in and can't exactly go all DFH on the air.

      I still think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were and are unnecessary, the whole "war on terror" is just a reaction to self-induced fear. I still think there is a war on women. -- from LaFeminista

      by Mnemosyne on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 11:17:25 AM PDT

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    •  Just remember when you refinance (0+ / 0-)

      (a) a NONTRANSFERRABLE mortgage, which the bank cannot resell,
      (b) a LOCAL bank
      (c) demand full discharge of debt and mortgage from EVERY previous bank ever involved in your previous mortgage.... fraud is still a huge huge issue in this country.

      Read pp. 1-7 of Krugman's _The Great Unraveling_ (available from Google Books). NOW.

      by neroden on Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 07:28:33 PM PDT

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