Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman's $1B FHFA settlement?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Goldman's $1B FHFA settlement?

America’s lost decade; FHA fees drag; Mortgage lending, RMBS slow to a crawl

Here’s why the FHFA is not a fan of principal reduction

Who's going to pay for that?

Before you judge Dodd-Frank...

Urban Institute: "Can we really calculate the cost?"

Items Tagged with 'Financial crisis'


Before you judge Dodd-Frank...

Urban Institute: "Can we really calculate the cost?"
July 25, 2014
Now four years old, Dodd-Frank is struggling to measure up to its original design. But according to the Urban Institute, before disregarding Ddd-Frank as a fail, understand that it is complex and difficult law.
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Freedom Mortgage originations grow despite industry pullback

Smaller lenders steal more market share
July 22, 2014
As bigger players see a contraction in originations, Freedom Mortgage is recording strong growth.
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HOPE NOW assisted 37,000 struggling borrowers in May

Number of helped homeowners reaches 7.05 million
July 14, 2014
HOPE NOW continues to help struggling homeowners, with an estimated 37,000 homeowners receiving permanent, affordable loan modifications from mortgage servicers in May.
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Bank of America could pay $12 billion to settle mortgage claims

Could surpass JPMorgan
June 6, 2014
Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle the bank’s alleged handling of shoddy mortgages in the runup to the financial crisis.
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Freddie Mac: Three Texas cities dominate housing recovery

Lone Star state shows remarkable strength
May 30, 2014
Compared with the rest of the nation, the Texas housing market is running strong since the financial crisis, and what it did get hit with, it recovered from quickly. And this report shows just that.
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Santander faces pending lawsuit over lending discrimination

May 29, 2014
Years after the financial crisis and reports that banks are deliberately not lending in predominately minority neighborhoods are still trickling in, with the latest being from the city of Providence.
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CFPB: The risky state of older Americans and homeownership?

Older Americans carrying mortgage debt continues to grow
May 8, 2014
Americans age 65 and older wield the highest homeownership rate among all age groups, but this is not necessarily a good thing for one of the vulnerable segments of society.
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Evidence reveals Credit Suisse mortgage lapses

Emails show new story during crisis
March 10, 2014
Credit Suisse has long claimed that it kept an untarnished name throughout the financial crisis, but that clean title might change very soon due to new evidence.
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Where did Yellen stand in 2008?

Digging up the old ways of the new Fed chair
February 21, 2014
While Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stands at the helm now, what did her stance look like at the peak of the financial crisis in 2008?
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3 signs California housing is on the brink of something huge

Housing affordability finally cools, inventors loosen grip
February 12, 2014
Six years after the financial crisis and California is still feeling the leftover ripple effects of loose lending standards and an overabundance of foreclosed homes. But it is all not all bad news, with several positive signs emerging for the state.
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