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More than half of Altisource revenue is from business with Ocwen

Sterne Agee likes future for non-bank MSR market
March 25, 2014
Sterne Agee is initiating coverage on Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a provider of servicing tools, with a neutral rating and $125 PT on its outlook for growth for non-bank MSR firms.
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Ocwen stock brushes off more headline risk

Easily survives spate of negative news
March 19, 2014
Ocwen Financial Corp is set to pay $268 million to California residents as part of $2.1 billion settlement of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation into its servicing practices.
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The truth behind the safety of nonbank servicers

Compass Point: 4 areas show strength
March 11, 2014
Nonbank mortgage servicers are stuck in the undercurrent of a heavy wave of regulator scrutiny and industry surveillance. And as regulators go after nonbanks, the real question remains: Are they justified?
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Ocwen is the biggest loser on the HW 30

Other stocks soar after Yellen paints optimistic economy
February 11, 2014
Stocks surged on Tuesday following Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s optimistic view about the economy, unemployment and the prospect of inflation, helping to raise all major indices.
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CFPB: Servicers still engaged in unfair or deceptive practices

Consumer bureau gets firms to pay $2.6M to settle issues with consumers
January 30, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says between July and October 2013, consumers who complained to the CFPB ended up receiving $2.6 million in payments from financial firms accused of engaging in poor servicing practices.
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How 3 companies gambled on MSRs and won

Aggressive MSR portfolio acquisition strategy puts them in sweet spot
January 20, 2014
Moody's Investors Corp. gives a qualified thumbs up to three firms that bet heavy on growing their mortgage servicing rights portfolios, and says that despite the risks, the reward is great positioning.
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Mortgage stocks sink with HW 30

Ellie Mae stands out, rises after acquiring MortgageCEO
January 16, 2014
The HW 30 – HousingWire’s exclusive list of mortgage finance stocks – sunk 0.27%, or 2.96 points, in Thursday trading, as several lending and servicing companies experienced disappointing declines. Still, one overachiever – Ellie Mae – stood out.
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Two settlements that could harm RMBS investors

More haircuts could be coming investors way, S&P says
January 13, 2014
Investors in residential mortgage-backed securities are far from out of the woods when it comes to resolving financial risk from RMBS investments.
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Ocwen to settle CFPB, AG servicing investigation

To pay roughly $127.3M, offers $2B in consumer relief
December 19, 2013
Ocwen Financial Corp. agreed to offer $2 billion in consumer relief and to pay up to $127.3 million to settle a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation into its servicing practices, according to one of the servicer’s recent securities filings.
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HW 30 falls despite positive economic reports

Improving jobs data fails to turn the tide
December 5, 2013
Despite the release of positive economic reports and a drop in jobless claims, the HW 30 finished the Thursday trading day down 1.23%, with a majority of its stocks in the red.
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