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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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This little-known rule could mean higher mortgage costs

Bond investors coordinate opposition
Jacob Gaffney
It may not be the biggest threat to the mortgage industry, but bond investors say it could impact the American homebuyer bottom line.
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Breaking down the three GSE reform measures

SFIG compares Johnson-Crapo, Corker-Warner and PATH
Trey Garrison
The Structured Finance Industry Group has put together a side-by-side comparison of three major GSE reform packages currently floating around Capitol Hill.
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You won't believe what Financial Times says about the ASF's convention

Days after the successful SFIG convention, ASF's finds few attendees
Trey Garrison
The Financial Times' intrepid U.S. correspondent, Tracy Alloway, stopped by the ASF registration on Sunday and it looks grim.
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Did SFIG deliver the knock-down blow in Vegas showdown?

ASF conference is 'off to a great start'
Trey Garrison
The line from ASF is there's space enough for more than one advocacy group for investors, but the fact is from early reports, that there's not room enough for two conventions. SFIG says no. The ASF says yes. Could the truth be in between?
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Is the SFIG conference officially the industry's largest?

ABAlert jumps on the bandwagon, declares ABS Vegas the headliner
Trey Garrison
SFIG really wants to be the largest conference out there for investors. After just a few days, it seems the event did manage to capture the attention of many investors. In fact, it's been eerily slow for the past two days with trades in the private bond market appearing rather anemic.
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6 must-dos at ABS Vegas for SFIG to earn respect

All eyes on inaugural conference
Trey Garrison
SFIG's ABS Vegas is Jan. 21 through Jan. 24. HousingWire will be there but in case you can't, follow us to get the inside scoop.
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