Items Tagged with 'the May HousingWire Magazine'


  • It’s the Mortgage, Stupid

    I don’t know about you, but I found the announcement, last week, that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) had approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) regarding safe harbor protection for bank-issued ABS, really depressing.
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  • NPR Offers Remedial MBS Analysis for Regulators

    I'm going all the way to the end of my limb to say, as often as possible, in as many different ways as I can, that I believe the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are misleading themselves and the American public by insisting that asset-backed securitization will resume if only they rewrite the current rules for disclosure. The enhancements they are calling for substantially exist already, and to call for them anew disingenuously implies that they don't.
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  • Money Managers Find Lobbying is Good PR

    Last week HousingWire and a few other news outlets picked up a press release from the Association of Mortgage Investors, announcing they’d released a white paper to Congress and regulators containing guideline principles for reforming the asset-backed securities (ABS) market.
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