Ocwen's regulatory burdens send up red flags and drive down stock price

Ocwen's regulatory burdens send up red flags and drive down stock price

Analysts lower price target, Citi drops buy recommendation

Activist investors critique Zillow, Trulia deal

Valuations skyrocket while earnings expectations have fallen

4 factors weighing down housing in the second half of 2014

Will housing collapse?

Items Tagged with 'Housing Crisis'


Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Former CFPB head eyes White House?

The bubble’s last days; New HUD rule the “Common Core” of housing
July 20, 2014
Four housing charts to ruin your Monday (take the red pill), the housing recovery is coming to an end, and a little-known proposed HUD rule that could lead to the federalization of local housing and zoning decisions are all mixed into your spicy, bold morning brew.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Homeownership rate headed to historic lows?

More racial discussion in housing
June 22, 2014
BofAML analysts suggest that the "scars" of the housing crisis may drive homeownership rates down to levels not seen in 40-50 years. Plus other interesting notes that crossed HousingWire's news desk over the weekend.
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These 2 GIFs show just how bad the housing crisis was for the economy

Lest ye forget the past
June 10, 2014
You know what they say about history, right? Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
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Foreclosure-fighting lawyers are the new housing predator

June 9, 2014
Although the foreclosure crisis was five years ago, struggling borrowers have a new threat to worry about: lawyers who say they are acting in their best interest.
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Timothy Geithner tries to spin White House housing efforts

But even progressive media aren’t buying what he’s selling
May 19, 2014
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said that the Obama Administration “tried to do as good a job as we could in our limited authority.” For critics on both the right and left, the White House's best wasn't good enough.
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JPMorgan Chase $280M MBS case gets preliminary court approval

May 5, 2014
JPMorgan Chase won preliminary court approval from a U.S. judge for its agreement to pay $280 million to resolve claims tied to $36.8 billion in mortgage securities issued in 2006 and 2007
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Push for mortgage bankster prosecutions heats up

Feds gearing up for prosecutions before time runs out?
May 2, 2014
The clock is ticking and chatter among industry sources and sources in Washington says the Department of Justice – under some pressure from other law enforcement – may be finally ramping up criminal prosecutions for individual senior bankers for their role in peddling toxic and subprime mortgage-backed securities.
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FHFA: Fannie, Freddie will not require another bailout

GSEs pass all three FHFA stress test scenarios
April 30, 2014
Looking at the results, cumulative, combined Treasury draws at the end of 2015 remain unchanged at $187.5 billion as neither enterprise requires additional Treasury draws in any of the three scenarios.
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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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Top 9 things you haven't seen since the housing crisis

Like Blockbuster and flip phones, they're gone, baby
April 2, 2014
The pre-housing crisis days are long gone, and most of these are long gone, too.
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