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ACA wants NY Supreme Court to reinstate Abacus lawsuit

Seeking $120M from Goldman Sachs over alleged fraud
Trey Garrison
ACA Financial Guaranty wants the supreme court in New York state to reinstate its lawsuit against Goldman Sachs over the Abacus CDO.
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Redwood Trust: 4 optimistic opportunities ahead for mortgage REITs

Experts weigh in on mREITS at Goldman Sachs Housing Finance Conference
Brena Swanson
While the overall consensus leaned toward a less-than-thriller year for mortgage real estate investment trusts, one expert at the Goldman Sachs Housing Finance Conference was optimistic about the future of mREITs.
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Here's why the loanDepot CEO loves the CFPB

Regulatory environment huge barrier to entry
Brena Swanson
If mortgage lenders started their business in today's lending environment, they would come to find a completely different set of standards and regulations. Could they handle starting out today? Anthony Hsieh doesn't think so.
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Housing’s critical problems are “intrinsic to the GSE charters”

Private capital at the center of reform
Brena Swanson
Michael Stegman, counselor to the secretary for housing finance policy with the Treasury, said at the Goldman Sachs Housing Finance Conference Thursday morning, that the current status quo is unsustainable and taxpayers are still on the hook.
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Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs nearing U.S. mortgage resolutions

Settles bonds dating back to the financial crisis
Brena Swanson
Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group are finally getting closer to resolving claims that the two firms misled investors in mortgage bonds during the financial crisis.
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So what if Putnam increases investment in “morally reprehensible” Ocwen?

Since when did stock investing become sanctimonious?
Jacob Gaffney
Ocwen is cheap in every sense of the word, especially when compared to Nationstar and Walter Investment. But, we've already seen it probably has more than enough capital to see itself through this crisis.
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Goldman Sachs: Expect a weak jobs report Friday

Early indicators suggest January job creation cooled
Trey Garrison
A client note from Goldman Sachs projects Friday’s Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to be well below analyst expectations – closer to 200,000 than the consensus forecast of 230,000. Here’s why.
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Goldman Sachs: Fundamentals set for improving housing market

Two key areas look promising after 2014’s disappointing performance
Trey Garrison
A client note from Goldman Sachs says the fundamental case for improvement in the housing sector remains strong, and the recent data mostly look encouraging. Here's why.
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From HW Magazine

REITs riding high

But for how long?
HousingWire Staff
Feared rate increases are likely to come slowly given the general slowdown in global economic growth, which means even the less diversified REITs could still have a good run for the immediate future.
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Goldman Sachs' revenue drops to $7.69 billion in 4Q

Still beats estimates
Brena Swanson
Goldman Sachs’ fourth-quarter net revenues dropped from a year ago to $7.69 billion. But despite the decline, the bank still beat earning estimates.
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