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Ex-Fifth Third banker starts mortgage-bond hedge fund

Cincinnati Business Courier takes a look at Mariemont Capital
Meet Kevin Taylor. In 2013, he left his position running mortgage-backed securities trading desk at Fifth Third Bank to start Mariemont Capital. And according to a report from the Cincinnati Business Courier, Taylor is finding success investing in residential mortgage bonds and delivering big returns for his investors.
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Deutsche Bank, MassMutual settle RMBS lawsuit

Federal judge okays motion to dismiss, terms not disclosed
A Deutsche Bank unit and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. reached a settlement over residential mortgage-backed securities, with a federal judge signing off on the undisclosed terms Thursday.
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Nomura found liable for selling toxic mortgages to Fannie, Freddie

Judge: Magnitude of falsity “enormous”
A federal judge ruled Monday that Nomura Holdings misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac when it made false representations about the quality of mortgages that were used to back $2 billion in securities it sold to the GSEs. The judge said the “magnitude of falsity, conservatively measured, is enormous."
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Bank of America, U.S. Bancorp face another MBS suit

NCUA files lawsuit against two large banks
Some of the country's biggest banks are facing another mortgage-related lawsuit. This time the National Credit Union Administration Board is filing the suit, claiming that both Bank of America and U.S. Bancorp failed to review mortgage loan files for irregularities.
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What the end of QE means for the future of the MBS market

MBA details the challenges of increasing private capital
A new white paper from the Mortgage Bankers Association looks at what the future holds for the real estate finance industry secondary market now that the Federal Reserve has put a full stop on its quantitative easing program, wherein it pumped trillions of dollars into mortgage backed securities.
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