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JPM, Lone Star bid for bad Dutch bank

Bank holds $6.1 billion of loans, real estate
JPMorgan Chase and Lone Star Funds are currently the leading bidders for a bad Dutch bank. The sale is not secure yet, and could fall out at any time. Goldman Sachs and Cereberus Capital are also competing bidders in the deal. Here’s more on the deal these banks are fighting for.
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MBA: Mortgage credit still getting tighter

Low-down mortgages not boosting closings
The mortgage credit box tightened for the third month in a row, except this time, contrary to previous months, all four indices tightened. This is despite efforts to promote 3% down programs to loosen mortgage credit. Freddie Mac's vice president of affordable lending and access to credit explains what the hold-up is, and why conditions continue to tighten.
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Chase quietly launches its own 3% down mortgage lending program

Rolls out first-time homebuyer program with Fannie Mae backing
Prospective homebuyers, especially first-time homebuyers who struggle to save for a down payment, have a new, and significant, outlet they can now turn to when seeking a low down payment mortgage — JPMorgan Chase. Not be outdone by Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase also recently launched its own 3% down mortgage program, albeit much more quietly.
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Chase almost done with RMBS settlement's consumer relief requirement

Officially fulfills $3.9B of $4B requirement
Joseph Smith, monitor of the Chase RMBS Settlement, officially credited Chase with providing $3,887,777,119 of consumer relief to 165,191 borrowers. This brings the bank extremely close to its required $4 billion in credited consumer relief by Dec. 31, 2017. Here's a quick snapshot of the bank's progress so far.
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Five major banks fail bailout test, would need taxpayer money in crisis

Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, others must improve 'living wills'
Five of the nation’s largest banks are not prepared for a financial crisis and would need taxpayer bailouts, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced Wednesday.
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JPMorgan Chase CEO declares mortgages bad for business

Jamie Dimon is not a fan of home loans
In his yearly letter to shareholders, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon openly questioned why the bank is still in the mortgage business, telling shareholders that one of the main reasons that the megabank is still engaged in mortgage lending is for the benefit of its customers, despite the "volatile" nature of the business and the "increasingly lower returns" coming from mortgages.
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Massive Chase mortgage bond first to meet FDIC Safe Harbor rule

$1.88 billion deal is one of largest post-crisis RMBS deals
A new mortgage bond from JPMorgan Chase Bank is not only one of the largest RMBS deals since the housing crisis, the $1.88 billion residential mortgage-backed securitization is also the first RMBS deal that qualifies for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Safe Harbor rule, which took effect in 2010.
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