CHICAGO-Investors grow more concerned about the poor US economyas mortgage rates fall to record lows for the eighth time in nineconsecutive weeks.


According to Freddie Mac, the mortgage giant, the average ratefor 30-year fixed loans declined 4.42% from last week's 4.44%, thelowest since the mortgage buyer began tracking rates in 1971.Freddie Mac also reported that the average rate for 15-year fixedloans declined to 3.9% from last week's 3.92%, which is the lowestrate since 1991. For the full story, go to Chicago Sun-Times.

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