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What We're Reading: The Good Friday edition

Items Tagged with 'subprime'


HSBC gets the go ahead to sue Deutsche Bank over reps and warrants

Judge denies motion to dismiss case from pre-crisis RMBS deals
April 16, 2014
A New York judge denied Deutsche Bank’s bid to dismiss four lawsuits that would force it to either pay damages or buy back subprime mortgages packaged into RMBS back before the start of the 2008 financial crisis.
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Bank of America close to beating DOJ $850M RMBS fraud suit

Justice Dept. hasn't proven allegations in FIRREA case
March 28, 2014
A U.S. magistrate is recommending dismissal of a federal case against Bank of America for fraud against investors regarding the quality of $850 million in loans bundled into mortgage-backed securities.
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No Reuters, this is not a return to subprime risk

Loosening credit standards is not a prelude to Global Meltdown 2.0
February 14, 2014
To Reuters, loosening credit a little is the bank “tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again.” The problem? It’s just not true.
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Is the growing market share of ARMs cause for concern?

Capital Economics wants to know
February 4, 2014
The economics company states the adjusted rate mortgage appears to be in the middle of something akin to a renaissance. And it gives three reasons this trend is not a heart stopper.
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Lippmann: Mortgages have a little further to run

November 20, 2013
Hedge fund manager Greg Lippmann is still a fan of mortgages, though his interest has cooled somewhat going into 2014. Lippmann, the famed Wall Street trader who made his name better against subprime mortgages, told Reuters he still seems some room to run -- but not with the same upside seen in 2012 and this year.
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Investors still see relative value in subprime mortgage bonds

Barclays cites cautious optimism at ABS East
October 10, 2013
Barclays said most investors remain confident in the strength of housing fundamentals, which is true, but these fundamentals remain woefully backed by a federally supported mortgage finance system.
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Strong housing market powers subprime, Alt-A RMBS

July 26, 2013
Legacy private-label securities are back in vogue. Again.
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