Goldman Sachs: When will our kids move out?

Goldman Sachs: When will our kids move out?

Nearly half of California millennials still with parents

Cyprexx: Discrimination charges “frivolous”

Fannie Mae contractor responds to charges from National Fair Housing Alliance

Morgan Stanley finally pays $275 million for subprime RMBS fraud

SEC charged company with misrepresenting loans

Items Tagged with 'Treasury'


Former Treasury general counsel George Madison joins Sidley Austin

Served as advisor to Timothy Geithner, helped formulate Dodd-Frank
July 15, 2014
Madison was appointed to his role at the Treasury by President Obama and confirmed unanimously by the Senate. As general counsel, Madison was the chief law officer of the Treasury and a senior policy advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner.
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Obama administration reveals plan to jump-start housing

Extends HAMP to 2016, announces measures to attract private capital
June 27, 2014
Citing the lack of private capital in the market, the dearth of affordable rental options and the abundance of Americans who are facing foreclosure or are underwater on their mortgages, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced three new plans to boost housing in the U.S.
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Private mortgage bond market could stage a comeback

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew expected to announce new initiative
June 26, 2014
The Treasury Department will launch an initiative to revive the market for mortgage securities without government backing, bringing together institutional investors and issuers of mortgage bonds to create guidelines for the new venture.
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Ally Financial underwriters purchase stock back from Treasury

Treasury to recover additional $181M
May 9, 2014
The U.S. Department of the Treasury is expected to recover an additional $181 million, which brings the total recovery on the Ally investment to approximately $17.8 billion.
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Fannie Mae net income lifted by settlements, hits $5.3 billion

"Taxpayer in the first loss position"
May 8, 2014
Fannie Mae’s first-quarter net income hit $5.3 billion, the enterprise’s ninth consecutive quarterly profit. The company's earnings were mostly driven by guaranty fees and declining revenues attributable to the company’s retained mortgage portfolio.
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Treasury readies Ally initial public offering

The beginning of the end
March 27, 2014
Once a major player in the mortgage market, the automotive finance company and bank holding company will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ALLY. But will the Treasury make its money back on its investment?
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PIMCO cuts mortgage-backed securities holdings

Moving to investments outside the U.S.
March 12, 2014
PIMCO, the world's largest bond fund, is moving away from its investments in mortgage-backed securities and U.S. government-related holdings. Why would it change strategy?
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California Congressman goes on REO-to-rental warpath

Takano pushing four federal bodies to investigate
March 6, 2014
Longtime critic of REO-to-rental U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., fired off letters to four federal entities asking for a detailed investigation into the growth of REO operations and REO-to-rental as an investment. Is his concern misplaced?
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HW 30, major indices ride into last trade week of February on a high

That sound is opportunity knocking
February 24, 2014

Stocks were up across the board Monday with few exceptions at mid-morning, with several components of the HW 30 — the index of leading stocks that drive the housing market — well above 3%.

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Big banks buy $14 billion in Ginnie Mae bonds

Other bond purchases flat in fourth quarter
February 21, 2014
Wells Fargo had the largest increase in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac MBS holdings, adding $6.1 billion, while Bank of America and Citigroup reduced their holdings by $4.8 billion and $2 billion, respectively.
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