Mortgage rates inched lower Wednesday following the release of weaker than expected retail sales data. April Retail Sales fell 0.2%, below the consensus forecast for an increase of 0.2%. Excluding the volatile auto component, Retail Sales rose 0.1%, well short of expectations for an increase of 0.7%. Separately, the NAHB home builders sentiment index rose to 65, slightly above forecast. Stocks moved sharply lower. No other key data will be released today.