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Items Tagged with 'DBRS'


Credit Suisse brings another jumbo RMBS

New Penn, DLJ mortgages comprise portfolio
March 3, 2014
Just over a quarter, or 25.8%, of the mortgage loans were acquired by DLJ Mortgage Capital. Almost three-quarters, or 74.2%, of the mortgage loans were originated or acquired by New Penn Financial and sold by New Penn to the depositor.
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How long will this mortgage drought last?

When will lenders and servicers make money again?
January 17, 2014
Not all mortgage lenders and servicers are confident that they have appropriately adopted the changes into their operations or fully understand how to quantify the liability for noncompliance.
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Citigroup markets private-label jumbo mortgage bonds

DBRS assigns high ratings to largest tranches
October 31, 2013
"Compared to other recently-issued prime jumbo transactions, this portfolio contains a very strong FICO score, combined LTV and DTI ratios with much less barbelled distributions," DBRS states.
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DBRS tackles ratings on U.S. ReREMIC deals

Most of the transactions are backed by alt-A, prime loans
October 31, 2013
Ratings firm DBRS re-rated 549 classes from 52 different U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities deals this week.
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DBRS puts U.S. debt rating under review

October 25, 2013
Despite the ability of the U.S. to service its debts, recent events have changed the opinion of ratings firm DBRS. The company is now questioning the willingness of the country to meet its debt payments in a timely manner.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Phoenix housing supply shifts again; ABS East kicks off

October 7, 2013
Recovering housing market, Phoenix, saw home prices rise 28% year-over-year in August, but buyers are about to catch another break with new inventory coming online. And the government shutdown continues, making it impossible for some home buyers to complete the sales process. All this and more in Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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DBRS: US maintains AAA sovereign debt rating…for now at least

Politicians may not want to ruffle any feathers
October 3, 2013
Ratings giant DBRS solidified its commitment to keeping the U.S. sovereign debt rating at AAA … at least for now.
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Foreign investors carry unique risks

DBRS wants lenders aware of challenges
August 5, 2013
Are foreign buyers worse? Yes and no.
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Morningstar set to rate RMBS

June 12, 2012
Morningstar Credit Ratings released its methodology for rating mortgage-backed securities Tuesday.The agency previously focused on commercial real estate. It announced in October it would push into...
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Credit Suisse private-label RMBS prices despite ratings snag

March 30, 2012
[Update 2: Clarifies Credit Suisse as issuer, confirms deal priced]An attempt by Credit Suisse [stock CS][/stock] to bring a private-label residential mortgage-backed securitization, backed mainly by MetLife...
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