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Trustees to accept $4.5 billion JPMorgan settlement

Settlement talks had stalled in January
August 1, 2014
The Reuters report states that the trustees representing the defrauded investors are set to accept the settlement for a “vast majority” of the trusts that they represent. The settlement was originally agreed to in November 2013.
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Freddie Mac sells $659 million in “deeply delinquent” loans to unknown buyer

Executes first sale of seriously delinquent loans
August 1, 2014
Freddie selected the winning bidder “on the basis of economics” from a pool of 22 prospective buyers that took part in the auction. When contacted, Freddie declined to identify the winner of the auction.
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FirstKey hires new managing director

Jonathan Seigel brings over 20 years experience
August 1, 2014
FirstKey hired Jonathan Seigel as managing director, where he will focus on sourcing small and large balance rental finance products as well as developing and implementing strategic market initiatives.
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Plosser speaks on FOMC dissent vote

Only president to vote no
August 1, 2014
Due to the clear progress the economy has made toward its long-term goals, the Philadelphia Fed president no longer believes the forward guidance language in the Fed statement is appropriate or warranted.
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MERS and ICE in talks to merge

Steps into $9.4 trillion mortgage market
August 1, 2014
Intercontinental Exchange, which is best known for energy trading, could possibly be stepping into the mortgage market. The company is currently in negotiations to form a partnership with Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems.
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From HW Magazine

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Five trends impacting mortgage liquidity
August 1, 2014
Like oxygen, warehouse lending is one of the mortgage industry’s essential life-supporting elements. And fortunately, the warehouse segment is in much better health today than it was six years ago, as we are back up to around 70 warehouse lenders at my last count.
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Two Harbors brings $268 million prime jumbo RMBS to market

Agate Bay Mortgage Trust 2014-1 receives AAA ratings from S&P
July 31, 2014
Standards & Poors Ratings Services has awarded primarily AAA ratings to the securitization’s classes due to the high quality of the collateral, among other positive indicators.
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Mortgage-bond price tumbles amid increased risks

Fannie, Freddie witness significant drops
July 31, 2014
Prices of a new type of U.S. Mortgage bond are tumbling as investors discover the risks in the market from Wall Street banks, with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bonds witnessing some of the biggest drops.
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FHLB Des Moines, FHLB Seattle in merger talks

Brings 12 FHLB down to 11
July 31, 2014
Currently, there are 12 Federal Home Loan Banks that could change soon, with a potential merger from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle.
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Only 1 mortgage company makes Black Enterprise 100 list

Another big year for ULS
July 31, 2014
Urban Lending Solutions, which provides a suite of mortgage-related services, was listed at number 19 on the Black Enterprise 100 list, down from 16 the year before. Revenue at the company last year was $168.6 million.
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