With most investors expecting US economic growth to continue at a moderate pace and very little other economic news mortgage interest rates rose slightly this week although overall the economic news was mixed.

Next week the following economic events will occur and economic data will be released:

  1. The Retail Sales report will come out on Thursday;
  2. The Housing Starts report will be released on Friday; and
  3. The mortgage markets will close early on Thursday and be closed all day Friday in observance of Good Friday.