View Next NASA Landing Live

The landing of NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander can be viewed online at NASA LIVE (

Launched on May 5th, InSight will be the first lander to explore the deep interior of Mars. The two-year mission will help scientists to understand the formation of all rocky worlds, including Earth and the inner planets.

The landing can be viewed live at 3PM Eastern.

TV Series Premiers for March 2014

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There are 26 new TV series or season premiers starting in March this year. Here are some of the highlights for 2014.

“Those Who Kill”

The series premier of “Those Who Kill” will appear on the A&E Network on Monday March 3rd. The pilot follows homicide detective Catherine Jensen (Chloe Sevigny) as she tracks down serial killers. She is also looking for the truth behind her brother’s disappearance. She is joined by Thomas Schaeffer (James D’Arcy) in her quest.

Mortgage Rates Trending Higher in 2014

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(Best Syndication News) Interest rates have been trending higher over the last year; according to data collected by Best Syndication (see the charts below). On December 31st 2012, the average national interest rate was 3.428 percent. Today, the average overall rate is 4.375 percent.

Rates across the board were higher. The average FHA, VA, and Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) rates were all higher. Although mortgage interest rates dropped slightly Monday, the weekly trend was higher. Stocks were also higher over the last year as the Federal Reserve continued their easing practices.

Mortgage Interest Rates Rise as Uncertainty Sweeps Washington

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(Best Syndication News) Mortgage interest rates increased four of the last five days as the debt ceiling deadline loomed (see the mortgage rate charts below). Wrangling over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling pushed bond and note prices lower driving yields higher. The higher yields have had their effect on the current mortgage interest rates.

The U.S. Department of Treasury said that the yield on the 10-year note, the most common benchmark used by bankers to help calculate the interest on the 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM), increase five basis points (bps) on Tuesday. The Federal National Mortgage Association (OTCBB:FNMA) also increased their required net yield (RNY) rates five bps (see the benchmark chart below).

Mortgage Rates Fall Again as Spooked Investors Flee Stock Market

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(Best Syndication News) Mortgage rates continued to drop this week after a 30-day downward trend (see the mortgage rate charts below). The lower rates are a reflection of the shift in money from equities to the safe havens.

The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate fell one basis point on Friday and is down 10 basis points (bps) on the week. Although mortgage rates are dropping right now, the 100-day trend has been higher (see the mortgage rate chart below). The average VA and FHA loan rates are lower, as are the average adjustable rate mortgages (ARMS) and Jumbo loans.

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