Ocwen's regulatory burdens send up red flags and drive down stock price

Ocwen's regulatory burdens send up red flags and drive down stock price

Analysts lower price target, Citi drops buy recommendation

Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Valuations skyrocket while earnings expectations have fallen

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?

Items Tagged with 'Doug Duncan'


Growth in rest of 2014 won't make up for record slump in 1Q

Fannie: Expect 1.5% GDP after slowest 1Q since recession
July 23, 2014
Economic growth during the second half of 2014 likely won’t be strong enough to offset the weak activity from the first two quarters of the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group.
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The housing market's failure to launch in 2014

4 housing indicators holding back growth
June 24, 2014
"Although incoming data show a pickup in activity heading into the current quarter, any strength during the remainder of the year is not expected to be enough to overcome the weakness in the first quarter," Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan said.
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Fannie Mae: “Housing remains worrisome”

Second quarter looking up despite rough start to year
May 21, 2014
“We believe this year will likely be a bump in the long-term road back toward normal levels, which we continue to expect sometime in late 2016,” said Fannie Mae chief economist Doug Duncan.
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Full speed ahead as Fannie Mae stands by optimistic forecast

Cite more government spending, declining inventories
April 21, 2014
Slow growth dominated the first quarter, but Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group believes the economy is expected to gain momentum in the second quarter amid an increase in government spending and diminishing drag from a slowdown in inventory stockpiling.
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American optimism trends higher as home buying season starts

38% say now is a good time to sell
April 7, 2014
Americans are starting to adjust their perception of the nation’s economic situation. The first sign: more homeowners are beginning to think now is a good time to sell a home.
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5 ways children hold the key to housing’s future

Why did the housing bust happen in the first place?
March 10, 2014
The market came to a screeching halt during the financial crisis, but it wouldn’t have had to if the market did one thing: emphasize education.
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A calm picture of the economy emerges, but will it last?

Less uncertainty over economic policy helps
January 13, 2014
The latest report from Fannie Mae says a pullback in economic policy uncertainty regarding fiscal and monetary policy issues is expected to lay the foundation for improved private sector activity and accelerated growth in 2014.
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From HW Magazine

Is the bubble back?

Supply constraints, building demand force housing market seesaw
January 1, 2014
The housing market is a warrior. The industry has fought many battles, gotten pushed down — even trampled on — and yet, it always manages to find its footing to take on the days ahead. But the continued drag of employment numbers, coupled with housing demand constraints and extremely tight credit standards have led many industry experts to ask the question: Are we indeed on the path to yet another housing bubble?
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Fannie Mae: Americans worried economy is on wrong track

Housing recovery likely to improve, but only at gradual pace
December 9, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the nation's economy is on the wrong track, which looks bad for housing. Concerns over personal finances and impending housing regulation don't make things look any better.
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Job gains pass market expectations

Positive economic news point to a Fed tapering
November 8, 2013
The much bigger than expected gain, combined with a cumulative 60,000 upward revision to the gains in the two preceding months increase speculation that the Federal Reserve will begin tapering in December.
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