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SEC tells two Wall Street bond traders this isn't Monopoly

Accused of Free Parking
Brena Swanson
Two Wall Street traders are charged with involvement in a “parking” scheme that arranged for one to purchase several securities with the understanding that the other would repurchase them at a profit in order to skirt around company rules.
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SIFMA President Bentsen tapped to serve as CEO

Former Sen. Gregg steps down
Trey Garrison
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has named Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. to serve as its president and CEO in the wake of the resignation of former U.S. Senator and SIFMA CEO Judd Gregg.
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Friday Funding: Prospect Correspondent Lending talks expansion

Brena Swanson
Friday Funding is a HousingWire web series profiling the lending segment in depth, and highlighting the operations and the people that make this sector tick. In the latest installment,...
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Single-securitization platform requires critical building blocks: MBA

Christina Mlynski
Mortgage experts are urging the Federal Housing Finance Agency to establish a formal, transparent process to guide its creation of a single-securitization platform.The FHFA called for...
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Nomura RMBS deal carries highest geographic concentration risk post-crisis

Christina Mlynski
Nomura Corporate Funding Americas debuted, post-crisis, on the private-label residential mortgage-backed securitization scene, becoming one of a few issuers in that segment of the market.The financial...
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New Residential closes $43 billion in Nationstar MSRs

Jacob Gaffney
New Residential closed another huge mortgage servicing rights deal earlier this month, in addition to an earlier deal inked two months ago with affiliate Nationstar Mortgage.The...
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North Las Vegas closer to using eminent domain for underwater mortgages

Christina Mlynski
Mortgage investors trying to block municipalities from using eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages lost a big battle this week.The city of North Las Vegas entered...
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NY Fed suggests sidestepping eminent domain

Christina Mlynski
With more than 11 million homes still underwater, the mortgage debt overhang caused by the housing bubble remains a burden on communities across the country.One possible...
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Investors notice Nationstar mortgage servicing profitability

Christina Mlynski
Investors are beginning to notice the expectation that Nationstar Mortgage Holdings will post a significant improvement in servicing profitability over the next 12 to 18 months....
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Redwood gears up for latest RMBS deal

Christina Mlynski
Talk about consistency.Real estate investment trust Redwood Trust is keeping pace with its monthly issuance goal, setting out on its eighth private-label residential mortgage-backed securitization deal...
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