Single-family rental bonds are here to stay

Single-family rental bonds are here to stay

ABS East panel: Asset class will continue to grow

CFPB collecting data on 600 million credit accounts despite privacy, security risks

GAO report: Weaknesses in CFPB ability to assess data collection, oversight troubling

Ginnie Mae launches 5 new initiatives to increase mortgage lending

HUD secretary warns American Dream remains out of reach
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Private equity firms fund Wall Street

Blackstone ranks as one of the highest fee-payers
Brena Swanson
Private equity firms are carving out a more prominent position in the financial market as investment banking fees continue to rise.
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SEC tells two Wall Street bond traders this isn't Monopoly

Accused of Free Parking
Brena Swanson
Two Wall Street traders are charged with involvement in a “parking” scheme that arranged for one to purchase several securities with the understanding that the other would repurchase them at a profit in order to skirt around company rules.
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NY AG appoints new investor protection chief

HousingWire Staff
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman appointed a new chief to lead the AG's Investor Protection Bureau. The group spearheads investigations related to the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
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Falling mortgage activity at banks could dampen 3Q earnings

HousingWire Staff
With third-quarter earnings right around the corner, rising rates and a sharp decline in refinancing activity could produce additional job cuts and worsen the already gloomy mood on Wall Street.
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Friday proves sluggish on Wall Street

HW 30 takes a dip to end week
Megan Hopkins
Friday proved a bit of a lull for all indices on Wall Street. The HW 30 index, for example, tumbled 0.25% on Friday.
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Jamie Dimon: Call me maybe?

HousingWire Staff
A financial writer answered his phone back in 2009 to surprisingly hear Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase CEO, on the other end contesting a book review published a day earlier. Once a white knight on Wall Street, the writer’s criticism of the star banker has come to fruition.
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Six lessons remembered from the financial meltdown

Brena Swanson
Another financial crisis can be avoided if people learn from past mistakes. One commentator revealed a list of six lessons that should now be well planted in the minds of investors. One of the key lessons discussed: ignoring Wall Street’s optimistic forecasts.
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Congress, Wall Street will cause the next financial crisis

Another financial crisis is coming, but it's not the result of too little regulation. Instead, it's the natural outcome of a regulatory scheme that did too much and too little all at the same time, says banking veteran Christopher Whalen.
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Wall Street social media gurus launch investment firm

Barry Ritholtz and Josh Brown made a name for themselves in social media after developing platforms that aimed to provide transparency to investors. Now the gurus have their own investment firm.
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Stocks, bonds rally as Summers exits Fed Chair race

Lawrence Summers, the presumed top pick to replace Ben Bernanke at the Fed, has long been considered more of a hawk — and a potential Fed chief who would be less accommodating when making decisions about the tapering of MBS and Treasury purchases. For this reason, the markets rallied after Summers dropped out of the race.
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