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Goldman Sachs agrees to pay $3.15B in FHFA suit

Settlement will resolve RMBS claims
Sarah Wheeler

The FHFA has now settled with 15 of the 18 banks that it brought suit against following the financial crisis. The regulator's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs was scheduled to go to trial in September.


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3 reasons mortgage apps don't reflect housing strength

The growing disconnect between apps and sales
Brena Swanson
Mortgage applications continue to hover around the same level, while home sales keep rising. A new reports digs into why, citing three factors for the disconnect.
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How hard is it to get a mortgage?

Income, credit and – yes – character all count
Trey Garrison
Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.
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Goldman Sachs: 3 reasons housing is not in a bubble

Though not likely to grow, either
Jacob Gaffney
The increase of the price of assets, primarily in real estate and equities, could be considered by some to foreshadow another economic bust. But that's not the case at Goldman Sachs.
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$366 million in subprime-boom bonds coming to market

Big names scheduled to trade Tuesday
Ben Lane
Of note in the breakdown of the bond pool are some notorious names from the subprime lending boom, including: Ameriquest Mortgage, Countrywide Financial, Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Citigroup.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman's $1B FHFA settlement?

America’s lost decade; FHA fees drag; Mortgage lending, RMBS slow to a crawl
Trey Garrison
Goldman is looking at a $1 billion settlement with the FHFA, Americans' household wealth has plunged 36% from 2003, and FHA fees may be a big drag on the housing economy.
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Goldman hired for Radian Asset selloff

Pending private mortgage insurance rules speed up process
Brena Swanson
Radian hired Goldman Sachs to evaluate interest in its financial guaranty business Radian Asset, according to Radian. The company has been in the runoff since 2008.
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Goldman Sachs: When will our kids move out?

Nearly half of California millennials still with parents
Jacob Gaffney
After crunching some numbers, Shan concludes that ultimately millennials will need to get jobs to get them to finally move out. This process, parents will be sad to learn, may take many, many more years.
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Goldman Sachs 2Q14 earnings tick up to $9.13B

Doubles net provisions for litigation and regulatory proceedings
Brena Swanson
Posting solid growth, Goldman Sachs’ second-quarter net revenue increased to $9.13 billion, up from $8.6 billion a year ago, with earnings per share rising to $4.10 from $3.70 for the second quarter of 2013.
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JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs next on earnings’ horizon

Mega banks lose to smaller lenders
Brena Swanson
Next on the earnings list, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, but according to one analyst, the two will post more of the same.
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