Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble

Plus, is the market for mortgages beginning to thaw?

Mortgages not all bad news for Suntrust Banks’ earnings

Mortgage-servicing income buoys earnings

Where's Watt?

FHFA scorecard should be marked tardy
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Fannie, Freddie exit bill finally arrives

Plus, what will Yellen do?
March 16, 2014
Everything you need to know about the Johnson-Crapo bill. Also, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen could have a trick up her sleeve for this week's FOMC meeting. Plus, what's the real reason the stock market tanked last week?
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5 things Ocwen did to quiet critics

Missed consensus on earnings
February 27, 2014
On its conference call with investors and in its earnings, Ocwen Financial sought to limit concerns about the many issues the mega mortgage servicer is facing. Here are the most important takeaways.
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Ocwen is the biggest loser on the HW 30

Other stocks soar after Yellen paints optimistic economy
February 11, 2014
Stocks surged on Tuesday following Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s optimistic view about the economy, unemployment and the prospect of inflation, helping to raise all major indices.
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HW 30, housing stocks finally pick up

Bargain hunters drive bounce after bloody Monday
February 4, 2014
Stocks are up and Treasurys are down as the markets shrugged off an Ike Turner-style beating Monday after a bleak December manufacturing report triggered a big sell off.
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HW 30, REITs go through the wringer

REITs feel added pressure from negative investor sentiment
January 6, 2014
Real estate investment trust stocks stayed level after recording a steady decline Monday morning due to reports of negative investor sentiment. The rest of the HW 30 did not fare much better, with a majority of the stocks landing in the red.
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Investors nervous about debt ceiling deadline, but remain calm

October 10, 2013
Investors remain calm despite concerns over a debt ceiling breach. In fact, for those holding long positions, the current situation offers them virtually no incentive to get out of the market, analysts claim.
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Most HW 30 stocks plummet, while PHH rises on unit sale rumors

Q3 earnings expectations weaken
October 7, 2013
Housing stocks tied to the HW 30 index compiled by HousingWire experienced an abysmal trading day Monday as the government remained closed – and Fannie Mae released a report suggesting consumers on the housing side are a little more bearish.
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Stocks barely budge after jobless claims tumble

September 12, 2013
The U.S. stock market barely quivered after jobless claims fell to their lowest level since April 2006. But investors may be holding back their optimism, knowing the steep drop was partly caused by a computer snafu.
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Starwood Property Trust to offer 25 million shares

Company plans to use the money to expand into commercial mortgages
September 10, 2013
Starwood Trust Property announced its offering of 25 million shares of common stock in an underwritten public offering. Proceeds will be used to originate and purchase additional commercial mortgage loans and other targeted real estate assets.
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Stock market heats up as Syria fears subside

September 10, 2013
Concerns over Syria and China are fading into the distance as the U.S. stock market rallies once again.
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