This is why Fannie and Freddie mortgage initiatives won't work

This is why Fannie and Freddie mortgage initiatives won't work

MBA declarations are feel-good, but temporary

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Watt announcement helps, but risk keeps standards tight

Warren calls for GAO investigation of nonbank servicers

Asks GAO to review “unprecedented” growth of nonbank servicers
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Round 2: Yellen testifies on monetary policy report again

Same defense, different accusers
Brena Swanson
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went through round two in speaking about the Fed’s Monetary Policy Report, this time sitting before the House Financial Services Committee.
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FOMC considers ending taper in October

Members debate one final larger reduction
Brena Swanson
Veering away from its standard $10 billion a month reduction, the Federal Open Market Committee is considering one final reduction in bond purchases, meaning tapering would end in October.
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Yellen: Taper continues, monetary policy and interest rates unchanged

FOMC down on housing industry's prospects
Trey Garrison
The FOMC is up on the economy, down on housing, and continuing the taper.
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Yellen: Housing remains a big concern

Tells Senate recovery remains fragile
Trey Garrison
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s second day on Capitol Hill found her focusing on at least three economic vectors tied to housing – fiscal policy, job creation and the tapering of bond buying.
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Fed's Fisher says QE is 'beer goggles' for investors

Mixes not two but three metaphors for his conclusion
Trey Garrison
Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher says it's time to squeeze the fat camel through the eye of the needle and to stop digging a debt hole.
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Fed officials stay cautious in shifting market

FOMC minutes reveal careful pace of bond purchases
Brena Swanson
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting paint a promising picture for America’s housing market even though members remain cautious heading into the future.
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All I want this season, is an end to quantitative easing

A little Christmas humor for your holiday break
Trey Garrison
It's the Friday before Christmas, and it's likely your team is winding down for the holidays. Here's a little financial humor to jump start your weekend.
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Market receives mixed signals from the Fed

HousingWire Staff
It was never a guarantee that the Federal Reserve would taper its bond-buying program in September, but the Fed clearly fell short of its goal of making central bank activities more transparent to investors, a Wall Street Journal article claims.
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BofA analysts: Don’t taper this month

Analysts with Bank of America believe Fed tapering will occur this year, but say it's best to wait until after September.
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Fisher: 'Elected officials sold our children down the river'

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher took aim at Congress, saying their inaction on fiscal issues has essentially sold several consecutive generations down the river.
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