Rates were little changed Wednesday as mortgage-backed securities gave back yesterday’s late gains. In economic news, December New Home Sales jumped 10.8% to 544,000 annual units, well above the consensus forecast of 500,000. Stocks moved sharply lower. The Fed wraps up its two-day meeting to discuss monetary policy this afternoon and will issue a policy statement at 2:00 PM. No rate changes are expected, but investors will be looking for information about the impact of recent stock market declines on the outlook for Fed policy. Results from today’s 5-year Treasury auction will be released at 1:00 PM.