Mortgage rates were little changed Tuesday despite the release of weaker than expected economic data. March Durable Goods Orders rose 0.8%, below the consensus forecast of 1.7%. Consumer Confidence declined to 94.2, below expectations. The Federal Open Market Committee of the Fed began its periodic two-day meeting to discuss monetary policy this morning. A policy statement will be released tomorrow afternoon. Results of today’s 5-year Treasury auction will come out at 1:00 PM.