Items Tagged with 'Two Harbors Investment'


Two Harbors bailing on jumbo bonds already impacting mortgage market

Ripple effect already takes down one jumbo originator, for now
Two Harbors Investment Corp. shocked the mortgage industry Thursday when it announced that it planned to shutter its mortgage loan conduit and securitization business. But what about the loan originators that turned to Two Harbors to buy jumbo loans? What happens to them now that there’s one less buyer and securitizer of jumbo mortgages in the market?
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Two Harbors gives up securitization business

Also abandons mortgage loan conduit business
Once a prominent feature of the secondary mortgage market, prime jumbo residential-mortgage backed securities fell out of favor in the aftermath of the housing crisis. While the post-crisis figures paled in comparison to the pre-crisis days, there are still a number of companies actively issuing prime jumbo RMBS deals. But now, there’s one less.
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HW 30 dips in wake of housing reports

Trulia Economist: The recovery is not a straight line
As is the trend with housing reports lately, housing stocks saw strong fluctuation on Thursday on the HW 30 index. The index as a whole dipped a very slight 0.03%.
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Homebuilder and mREIT stocks nosedive

The overall HW 30 index declined a bit during trading
Much to the shock of Wall Street junkies and analysts, homebuilder stocks and mREITS took a 180-degree turn Thursday, falling substantially after shooting up just a day earlier.
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mREITs a mixed bag in Monday trading

HW 30 improves overall after Summers drops out of Fed chief race
Monday was a solid day for the HW 30 index — HousingWire’s exclusive index of stocks impacting the housing economy — which rose a modest 0.89% by market close. In comparison, the Nasdaq closed down 0.12%, while the S&P 500 was up 0.57% by the end of trading.
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