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The Week Ahead

Note, there are 3-year, 10-year, and 30-year Treasury auctions next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday respectively, that will put supply pressure on rates.

Economic Indicator News Release Calendar for the weeks ahead


Week of April 08 – April 12








Apr 09 10:00 Wholesale Inventories Feb     1.2%
Apr 10 07:00 MBA Mortgage Index 04/06     -4.0%
Apr 10 10:30 Crude Inventories 04/06     2.707M
Apr 10 14:00 Treasury Budget Mar     -$198.2B
Apr 10 14:00 FOMC Minutes 3/20      
Apr 11 08:30 Initial Claims 04/06     NA
Apr 11 08:30 Continuing Claims 03/30     NA
Apr 11 08:30 Export Prices ex-ag. Mar     0.6%
Apr 11 08:30 Import Prices ex-oil Mar     0.0%
Apr 11 10:30 Natural Gas Inventories 04/06     NA
Apr 12 08:30 Retail Sales Mar     1.1%
Apr 12 08:30 Retail Sales ex-auto Mar     1.0%
Apr 12 08:30 PPI Mar     0.7%
Apr 12 08:30 Core PPI Mar     0.2%
Apr 12 09:55 Mich Sentiment Apr     78.6
Apr 12 10:00 Business Inventories Feb     1.0%
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Production Employee of the Month – Jim Black, February 2013

Jim BlackCongratulations to Jim Black for being selected as the Production Employee of the Month. Jim is currently a VP Area Sales Manager for the Lafayette, Oakland and Berkeley branches. He was one of our top 3 producers for February in volume with $5,570,973 and in units with 10. Jim has been a loan officer with Mason-McDuffie Mortgage since August of 2012.

The Jim Black team is fortunate to have teamed up with Mason-McDuffie Mortgage to continue to enhance the knowledge, programs and service they offer to the community for residential lending needs. Jim’s Bay Area clients, business associates, and co-workers respect his financial business background and drive for excellence, as he delivers the best customized short and long term construction and residential lending solutions with exceptional customer service. Jim and his team are focused on helping make a difference in their community and look forward to having the opportunity to show clients what Team Jim Black can do for them. Please click HERE for more information on Jim Black.