Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

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Mortgage-servicing income buoys earnings

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy
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S&P criticized for easing standards on mortgage bond ratings

September 18, 2013
Standard & Poor's eased its rating standards for bonds tied to home loans in an effort to drive business in the summer of 2012, the DealBook claims. While business has grown since then, the ratings giant is now facing criticism over its less stringent criteria.
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