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.
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.
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...
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...
Melvin Luther Watt quietly slid into his office as the first appointed director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. It was the end of last year, in mid-December. Christmas was coming and the markets were in the middle of the harshest winter in years. As he took over the office of Acting Director Ed DeMarco — himself the unassuming lightning rod for the nation’s housing policy — Watt gave no indication of what he intended to do with his new position; arguably the most powerful job in mortgage finance..
Crowdfunding has swept through large verticals of consumer finance, including student loans and credit card debt. And so, naturally, in a market of rising property values, the real estate market is the latest frontier for crowd-based financing. Read More
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. Read More