11 Aug '11, 9pm

Wild stock market swings and property: The good news is: Home mortgage rates will remain low, most likely below

Global stock markets have swung wildly in the past two weeks or so, since United States lawmakers decided at the eleventh hour to raise the debt ceiling on Aug 2. On Aug 5, Standard & Poor's downgraded the US credit rating from AAA to AA+ and, on Aug 8, it followed with a downgrade of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as well as other agencies linked to long-term US debt. Adding fuel to the fire was the European Central Bank's purchase of Italian and Spanish bonds in a bid to contain the mounting debt problems within the euro zone. Then on Aug 9, the US Federal Reserve announced it would keep interest rates low until at least mid-2013. And surprise, surprise, the markets cheered! Federal funds rates have been at nearly zero per cent for the last two years and even with all-time low borrowing costs, the US economy has struggled to recover. Following the Fed's stat...

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