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...
About a week before the November 2016 election, the U.S. Treasury market started to move lower. The cause of this increase in yield on the benchmark 10-year bond was not fear of an interest rate hike by the Federal Open Market Committee or the specter of higher inflation. No, the outlier event that shook the financial world out of years of torpor was a commercial real estate developer named Donald John Trump.
Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey found that 37% of senior homeowners felt concern for their finances during retirement, yet only 6% of seniors are interested in utilizing home equity as a financial solution. With $6.2 trillion in home equity to bolster retirement income, why aren’t more senior homeowners taking advantage of products like reverse mortgages?
The time has come for internal workflows to be reimagined or all we’ll end up with is a shiny new chassis with a traditional, manual, cobbled-together process under the hood. I’m talking about the elements that make or break a mortgage transaction, such as valuations, investor requirements and reviews, compliance, surprises at the closing table, paper-based payment systems, onboarding, and the list goes on and on.