Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Freddie Mac CEO: We will help increase mortgage lending

Competition among two is still competition

MBA forecasts 7% origination jump in 2015

Predicts unemployment at 5.4% by end of next year

Fitch: Two-year run of home price growth is over

“Several markets are still overvalued”
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What happened to the “taper tantrum?”

Mortgage yields recover from first QE announcements
Brena Swanson
When the Federal Reserve first announced the start of quantitative easing, the stock markets furiously reacted, becoming what is now referred to as the "taper tantrum." Fast forward more than half a year and where can this be seen in the market now?
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The vindication of Nationstar Mortgage

Solutionstar to become "TurboTax of real estate"
Jacob Gaffney
Our exclusive chat with Nationstar CEO Jay Bray follows up on his March profile in HousingWire magazine, where he explained the structure of the company and how it could reorganize to meet the challenges of the mortgage markets. The company's 2Q results prove Bray was right all along.
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Hey CNBC, shut up about millennials already

Your advice is patronizing, contradictory and just plain wrong
Ben Lane
CNBC’s analysts seem to view millennials as a giant homogenous mound of humans who all think the same way, look the same way, do the same things and look at the world in the exact same way. And every day, CNBC’s analysts opine on why millennials aren’t buying homes, or buying stocks or buying whatever else it is that CNBC thinks is important that day.
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HW 30 stocks follow market up

Exceptions are REITS following rising Treasurys
Sarah Wheeler

Ironically, the biggest gainers — Move, up 4.85%, and Zillow, up 1.52% — are locked in a legal battle.


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Nonbanks expect big year for MSRs

Nationstar, Walter, Ocwen, soar on HW 30
Brena Swanson
Nonbanks are experiencing a strong day on the stock market, following positive first-quarter earning reports. MSR transfer activity is still occurring and more importantly, the long-term pipeline of opportunities is very healthy.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Fannie, Freddie exit bill finally arrives

Plus, what will Yellen do?
Jacob Gaffney
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
Jacob Gaffney
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
Brena Swanson
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
Trey Garrison
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
Brena Swanson
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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