Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: G-fees won’t pay for highways

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: G-fees won’t pay for highways

Fed inaction leaves analysts strongly neutral on mortgage bonds

Meet our incredible 2015 Women of Influence

Announcing 40 leaders driving the housing economy

CFPB to mortgage industry: Get out of MSAs

Industry calls move regulation by enforcement
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Investments

Construction spending rises 0.1% in June

Private, residential construction ticks up
Construction spending during June 2015 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,064.6 billion, 0.1% above the revised May estimate of $1,063.5 billion. Want to know how it breaks out for housing?
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Rick Perry: Clinton policies caused housing crisis

Warns another crash is coming; advocates ending Fannie, Freddie
In a speech last week in New York, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry positioned himself, surprisingly, as a populist ready to take on Wall Street, laid the blame of the housing crisis on the “destructive homeownership policies” of the Clinton administration, and warned that the next crisis is coming.
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Ocwen tanks in wake of poor second quarter results

Stock drops more than 30% in early trading
After seeing its income from operations in the second quarter fall nearly $100 million from last year and despite the company’s CEO saying that the company “made positive strides on many fronts in the second quarter,” Ocwen Financial is taking a beating on the stock market on Friday. So what's causing Ocwen's drop?
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From HW Magazine

Reaching the credit invisible

Can rethinking credit scores revolutionize lending?
HousingWire covered the introduction of Costco into the mortgage lending space and it made the industry nervous. Lenders openly asked each other at conferences, “Who will be next? Google, Apple?” Well, that never happened. Here's the story why, in long-form feature.
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Trending Thursday: Is the job description “financial press” or “palace guard?”

From the Fed to FannieGate, plus the impact of banking regulations and more
A lot of people are suggesting that many of the mainstays in the financial press aren’t asking the right questions in coverage — from the Fed to FannieGate. Truth, or trolls? Plus credit conditions and the impact of regulations on mortgage banking. Read on, brave soul.
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Dimont announces sweeping senior management changes

Names new CEO, CFO, general counsel; promotes other senior staff
Dimont, which divested itself last year from the now-bankrupt Wingspan Portfolio Advisors, announced a series of significant changes to its senior management. Dimont provides insurance-related services and hazard claims insurance processing services to the residential and commercial mortgage industries.
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