Mortgage rates held steady ahead of this week’s Fed meeting. The Federal Open Market Committee of the Fed will meet on Wednesday to discuss monetary policy and release a policy statement at 2:00 PM. It is widely expected that the Fed will raise short-term rates by 0.25%. Investors will be watching closely for clues about the timing of future increases. In economic news, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS, reported a decline to 6.00 million job opening in November, below the consensus forecast for an increase to 6.10 million. Results from today’s 10-year Treasury auction will be released at 1:00 PM.