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Items Tagged with 'Goldman Sachs'


Despite 1Q earnings falling, Goldman Sachs beats estimates

April 17, 2014
Goldman Sachs reported that its first-quarter net income decreased 10%, posting a net income of $2.03 billion.
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3 reasons Citi will miss next week

Costly but favorable MBS settlement is just one reason
April 8, 2014
Citigroup is facing a gauntlet of troubles, now warning investors it may miss a key profitability target because of the central bank’s rejection of its capital plan in March, and a $100 million charge in the first quarter of 2014 as part of its $1.125 billion MBS agreement announced Monday.
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Judge okays RMBS fraud lawsuit against Goldman Sachs

Detroit fire and police pension can sue for fraud
March 28, 2014
A U.S. federal district judge is giving the go ahead to a class-action lawsuit first filed in 2010 by the Detroit firefighter and police pension fund accusing Goldman Sachs (GS) of fraud in relation to the quality of loans in bundles of mortgage-backed securities.
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Nonbanks get boost in trading from Hayman going big on Nationstar

HW 30 gains as investment banks drop on JPMorgan warning
March 14, 2014
A warning from JPMorgan Chase on first-quarter revenues for big investment banks and a big investment in Nationstar Mortgage by Kyle Bass’ billion-dollar hedge fund made big impacts on several in the HW 30 index.
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JPM warns investment bank revenue may decline 11%

Blames drop in trading, underwriting, advising activity in 1Q
March 14, 2014
The world's top investment banks could see revenues decline as much as 11% in the first quarter, according to analysts at JPMorgan.
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American Residential taps Deutsche Bank for REO-to-rental securitization

Will be German bank’s second REO-to-rental marketing deal
March 13, 2014
American Residential Properties Inc. has tapped Deutsche Bank AG to arrange a $300 million bond sale backed by house rental payments, the second such sale for the German banking giant.
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Goldman Sachs: GSE reform likely to raise mortgage costs

Analyst says Johnson-Crapo compliance costs passed to borrowers
March 13, 2014
"While greater reliance on private capital has political appeal, it is apt to result in higher borrowing costs compared to the current federally backed system," Goldman Sachs analyst notes.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Citi allowed to self-police operations

Deutsche Bank is not as lucky
February 23, 2014
Also, newly released FOMC minutes from the 2008 reveal how the regulators misjudged the depth of the crisis at the beginning and stopped short of using the word "recession." Plus, did the FDIC close any banks in February?
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Report: BofA, Goldman could pay $16 billion over MBS claims

Another two big banks up next to settle with the FHFA?
February 11, 2014
If the way settlements are headed continues, an additional $16 billion in penalties will be paid by banks, including Bank of America and Goldman Sachs over mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Ocwen booms, Goldman negative on economy

February 3, 2014
Both economic data and financial market sentiment are taking a turn for the worse since the beginning of the year, as weakness in the employment and housing indicators slow key indices.
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