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Mortgage rates have
risen in recent weeks, a move that can be attributed to the combination of
stubbornly resilient inflation, a still-strong U.S. economy and a political
showdown over the federal debt ceiling. But there’s another culprit, too — one apparent only to those familiar with the inner workings of
the mortgage market: the gap between 30-year mortgage rates and their closest
proxy, the 10-year Treasury yield.