Mortgage rates held steady Tuesday as today’s economic data provided few surprises. The April Consumer Price Index (CPI) was unchanged from March and was 2.3% higher than one year ago. The Core CPI, which excludes food and energy components, rose 0.2%, matching expectations. April Retail Sales increased 0.1%, slightly less than expected. The Empire State index rose to 17.1, exceeding forecast. Greek political leaders failed to establish a coalition government, leading to new elections. No other data will be released today.