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Nonbanks expect big year for MSRs

Nationstar, Walter, Ocwen, soar on HW 30
Brena Swanson
Nonbanks are experiencing a strong day on the stock market, following positive first-quarter earning reports. MSR transfer activity is still occurring and more importantly, the long-term pipeline of opportunities is very healthy.
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Homebuilder stocks rise on HW 30

Despite recent pressure, homebuilder stocks show hopeful future
Brena Swanson
The HW 30 finished the month of March up 0.7% and is up 0.6% year-to-date. However, the positive news may not seep in homebuilder stocks just yet.
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Homebuilder stocks dive on existing home sales news

Markets stabilize after bleeding followed FOMC
Trey Garrison
Homebuilder stocks were down in early afternoon trading on news of the continuing decline in existing home sales, moving at the slowest pace in 18 months.
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Ocwen stock brushes off more headline risk

Easily survives spate of negative news
Ben Lane
Ocwen Financial Corp is set to pay $268 million to California residents as part of $2.1 billion settlement of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation into its servicing practices.
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Nonbanks get boost in trading from Hayman going big on Nationstar

HW 30 gains as investment banks drop on JPMorgan warning
Trey Garrison
A warning from JPMorgan Chase on first-quarter revenues for big investment banks and a big investment in Nationstar Mortgage by Kyle Bass’ billion-dollar hedge fund made big impacts on several in the HW 30 index.
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Stocks up ahead of Friday’s jobs report

Redwood gets favorable nod from FBR Capital Markets
Trey Garrison
The HW 30 and most of the indices finished Thursday higher, with the S&P 500 hitting its record for the 50th time in the past year. The Nasdaq was dragged down by declines in biotech companies.
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Bank of America stock nears 4-year high

Too-big-to-fail stocks rally on HW 30
Brena Swanson
Too-big-to-fail banks are rising above pending stress test results and managed to reach near-record highs on the stock market Tuesday while other top indices remained flat.
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Mortgage servicers big winners on the HW 30 (and Trulia)

Walter, Ocwen, Nationstar overcome industry headlines
Brena Swanson
Walter, Ocwen and Nationstar stocks posted strong hikes on Tuesday despite threatening industry headlines. Meanwhile, Trulia came in from left field and recorded the best increase on the HW 30.
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HW 30, major indices ride into last trade week of February on a high

That sound is opportunity knocking
Trey Garrison

Stocks were up across the board Monday with few exceptions at mid-morning, with several components of the HW 30 — the index of leading stocks that drive the housing market — well above 3%.


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Negative builder news drags on HW 30 for second day

Builders take brunt of bad January construction reports
Trey Garrison
Stocks were mixed Wednesday with several construction and home builders suffering after down reports from the National Association of Home Builders and the Census Bureau on housing construction.
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