Silver

Rates rising as oil, gold, silver soar

Inflation is the theme driving rates higher this morning as mortgage bonds (FNMA 30yr 4% coupon) are down 22 basis points and the 10yr Note is down 31 basis points to yield 3.59. Average 30yr fixed mortgage rates (on loans to $417k) had been holding just below 5%, but if this selloff holds, it would