Mortgage Rates (Inflation vs Recession)

I see articles about interest rates going down every time I scan the business news. Either the Federal Reserve just cut rates or Wall Street is demanding further cuts. Yet after briefly going down, mortgage rates are again on the rise. What gives? The key to this mystery is that mortgage rates are based on long-term interest rates (like the 10-year Treasury rate) rather than the short term rates that Federal Reserve influences. Short-term and