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WATCH: Hollywood's A-list brings subprime to the silver screen

Brad Pitt. Steve Carell. Christian Bale. Ryan Gosling. The Big Short
Flashback to the 2008 timeframe where the subprime debacle was just taking hold. Enter into that cast of characters who bet against the big banks, and potentially, the American economy to get rich while the Empire crumbled. Add in a couple of Hollywood A-listers and you get The Big Short movie, based on the book by Michael Lewis.
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SEC settles with former Fannie Mae execs over subprime fraud

The settlement amount is much smaller than you think
A 2011 lawsuit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission against two former Fannie Mae executives is over. The execs were charged with misleading investors about the quality of subprime mortgages. However, it's the fine print that is leaving people wondering.
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Are liar loans sneaking back into the market?

This time they're not nearly as widespread
Beginning hints of liar loans, which are loans made without verifying people's finances, are emerging back into the housing market. Liar loans widely participated in the hoopla that contributed financial crisis, but this time around they only bear passing resemblance to the past.
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It’s over: SEC settles with Freddie Mac executives

Former Freddie Mac CEO, others faced charges over subprime mortgages
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s high-profile case against several former Freddie Mac executives over allegedly misleading investors about the quality of subprime mortgages is now over, and it ended rather quietly.
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Morgan Stanley expects mortgage bond lawsuit from New York AG

Subprime securitizations at the center of lawsuit
It turns out that Morgan Stanley is not out of the woods when it comes to trouble with regulators. Far from it, in fact. The company disclosed that it is expecting to be the subject of a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over approximately 30 subprime securitizations sponsored by the company.
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$728 million in subprime vintage debt just hit secondary market

Massive subprime portfolio trades for second week in a row
Included among the list of bonds available for purchase are some of the biggest names from the ghosts of subprime’s past, like Countrywide, Wells Fargo, Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust, Ace Securities, Park Place Securities, and others.
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Massive subprime mortgage bond portfolio ready to trade

Interested in subprime bonds? More than $2.4 billion is available now
According to bond analytics firm Interactive Data, the $4.6 billion portfolio of vintage debt is the largest of 2014, surpassing the January liquidation of the ING US portfolio from the Dutch State Treasury Agency, which checked in at $4.3 billion.
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$1 billion in subprime mortgage bonds just exchanged hands

Package featured bonds from Countrywide, Bear Stearns, others
Per Interactive Data, $885 million of the $998 million in available debt was subprime mortgages issed by Countrywide and others. The remaining debt was made up of $73 million in bonds backed Alt-A fixed-rate mortgages and $40 million in Alt-A adjustable-rate mortgages.
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