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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Economic growth needs securitization

Drones, Zillow-Trulia and housing metrics galore
Trey Garrison
Just how critical is securitization to mortgage finance and the economy as a whole? What are the early readings for housing so far in 2015? Read on.
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Negative equity, millennials, employment still chilling housing market

Mortgage market still looking for breakout momentum
Trey Garrison
Is there a housing bubble forming? Where are home prices heading? What about starts? What are the growth prospects for non-agency? Housing experts at ABS Vegas offered their answers, and now you can read them.
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Barney Frank: Risk retention is enough to regulate mortgage lending

Housing policy need not include homeownership
Trey Garrison
Former Congressman Barney Frank told capital markets professionals at the largest structured finance industry event in years that Dodd-Frank is far from perfect, but it works. Here's what he'd change, and what he'd like to see expanded on.
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Four Wise Men of Securitization: Not many remember 2008

Bad underwriting more a concern than bad products
Trey Garrison
ABS Vegas opened this morning with a performance. That hasn't been common since the subprime boom. Are panelists worried that other habits of securitization will also be returning?
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HW exclusive: What does Barney Frank think of Dodd-Frank now?

Touts the CFPB, warns on risk retention
Trey Garrison
The man behind a bill that many in finance speak of only through clenched teeth, Dodd-Frank, walked into the lion’s den at the ABS convention in Las Vegas to serve as keynote speaker. HousingWire sits down for an exclusive interview.
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ABS Vegas 2015 kicks off Sunday

It’s a structured finance bonanza
Trey Garrison
On Sunday thousands of traders, investors and structured finance/securitization professionals will descend upon fabulous Las Vegas, and HousingWire will be there.
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Mary Matalin to keynote second day of ABS West

Pundit made a splash at BPC's housing summit
Trey Garrison

Magic is in the air as it gets closer to ABS West in Las Vegas, and now the event has announced its second keynote speaker. Here’s what’s what.


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Barney Frank to keynote ABS West

Architect of Dodd-Frank to leap into the lion’s den
Trey Garrison
Two names are never far from the mind of anyone in investments and finance, and one of the two names will be the keynote speaker at this years ABS West convention in Las Vegas – Barney Frank. With the new Republican House and Senate poised to give Dodd-Frank a once over, here’s why it’s important.
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MBA’s Stevens: Final risk retention rule works for mortgage bankers

Alignment of QM and QRM helps lenders
Trey Garrison
The president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association says he believes the final QRM definition issued today by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will be a positive for the industry.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Judge deals major blow to investors in GSE lawsuit

Fed mortgage stability monitoring nothing more than a myth?
Trey Garrison
Is the case against Treasury crippled? Is the idea of the Fed maintaining mortgage market stability a unicorn? What happens when 3,500 structured finance professionals get together in Miami for three days? Read on and find out.
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