Midwest Takes Lead In Mortgage Prepayment Speeds, Merrill Report Says

Vadum, Matthew
January 2003
Bond Buyer;1/29/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31562, p5
Trade Publication
Cites the findings of a report by the U.S. financial company Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. which indicate that the Midwest states have the fastest prepayment speeds for single-family mortgages as of January 29, 2003. Weighted average prepayment speeds of various states; Comparison of the findings with that of in 2002; Possible benefits of the findings to single-family mortgage bond investors.


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