• Money_squeezed

    Freddie Mac's rough first quarter will likely embolden calls for GSE reform

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    Vocal critics of GSE capital structure hold new card to play


  • InvestmentsLending

    Vocal critics of GSE capital structure hold new card to play

    If you listen closely, you can hear the noise surrounding the recapitalization and release of the government-sponsored enterprises from conservatorship getting louder thanks to Freddie Mac reporting a loss of $354 million in the first quarter. Now all those who want to see an end to the GSE conservatorship for whatever their particular motivation is have a new card to play. And they will play it.

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Cover Story
May 2016

Digital disruption: How consumer demand is pushing lenders to a new normal

Saddled with legacy systems and burdened with changing regulations, the mortgage industry has been slow to adopt digitization compared to many other industries. Now, however, the industry must provide more transparency to regulators and satisfy consumers while managing tighter margins. In this perfect storm, there’s only one lifeboat — a digital process.

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