Increase in second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property in the U.S. Down from the first quarter, when GDP increased 3.7%

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysts


Percentage of loans in the foreclosure process at the end of the first quarter of 2010, an increase of five basis points from the fourth quarter of 2009 and 78 basis points from one year ago


Increase in Refinance Index from Aug. 13 to Aug. 20. The index is at its highest level since May 1, 2009

Source: Mortgage Bankers Association