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HOPE NOW assists 768,000 borrowers in 2013

281,000 short sales completed last year
Brena Swanson
Approximately 768,000 homeowners received permanent, affordable loan modifications from mortgage servicers in 2013, according to HOPE NOW’s final 2013 loan modification data.
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Major stock indices finish down

Dow records worst week since 2011
Brena Swanson
The stock market suffered one of its worst weeks in recent history, with all major indices finishing the Friday trading day down.
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MGIC rises to a 4Q profit of $1.4M

Reaches positive net income after reporting a steep loss one year ago
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Mortgage insurer MGIC returns to profitability after steep losses in late 2012. For the entire year, the company recorded a net loss of $49.8 million, which is significantly improved from a loss of $927.1 million in 4Q of 2012.
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Mortgage insurers are not a panacea to stable housing finance reform

Insurance regulator says insurers can help, but underwriting remains key
Mortgage insurers experienced a period of great volatility after the 2008 housing bust, and those insurers that survived want a place in the future secondary mortgage market once the government-sponsored enterprises have been fully reformed.
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CFPB issues enforcement order against Republic Mortgage Insurance Corp.

Action stems from investigation into alleged kickbacks to lenders
Kerri Ann Panchuk
The CFPB takes aim at another mortgage insurer for paying alleged kickbacks to lenders in exchange for business referrals. The firm in question — Republic Mortgage Insurance Corp. — has faced a rough few years since falling under its regulator's supervision.
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HW 30 stock takes massive hit

Weak earnings push mortgage insurers, servicers to tumble
Christina Mlynski
Generally speaking, all but three stocks on the HW 30 significantly underperformed amid weak consumer confidence data, earnings missing market expectations and mortgage rates hitting a three-week high.
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Radian Group posts new insurance volume highs in 3Q

Fewer loan defaults, recovering market aren’t enough to boost revenue
Christina Mlynski
Mega private mortgage insurer Radian Group write its second-highest quarterly volume of new insurance since its inception, fueled by a robust housing market and few loan defaults.
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Mortgage insurance stocks look more appetizing

Investors foresee profitable futures
HousingWire Staff
Investors are beginning to eye mortgage insurers again, with several suggesting the stocks could face a profitable future.
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Essent Group files IPO to raise up to $287.5M

Mortgage insurer Essent Group, one of the newest players to the space, filed an initial public offering to raise $287.5 million this week. The reason: the insurer wants to benefit when housing fully recovers.
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Radian delinquencies continue downward trend

HousingWire Staff
Delinquencies on loans carrying Radian Guaranty mortgage insurance fell again in August, with the company's total inventory of delinquencies falling to 65,427 in August, down from 77,142 in July.
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