GSE reform

The ball is in FHFA’s court for reforming the GSEs

09/17/19

The FHFA can go beyond a recent Trump administration report to level the playing field between the private sector and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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PNC on M&A, API call uptick, next in GSE reform: Top stories of the week

09/13/19

The Pittsburgh company is not interested in bank acquisitions, CEO Demchak says; why Citi, Wells, JPMorgan are seeing a spike in API calls; FHFA's Mark Calabria details next steps on GSE reform; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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'The assault here is on due process': Comments of the Week

09/12/19

Readers react to the Trump administration's release of a housing finance reform plan, a proposal by HUD to redefine "disparate impact," and challenger bank claims they can end bank fees for good.

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FHFA's Calabria details next steps on GSE reform

09/11/19

The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac suggested that a finalized capital framework for the two mortgage giants could be published by the end of the year.

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JPM prepping for zero rates; N.J. to pressure banks on guns

09/11/19

Dimon doesn’t expect it to happen, but the bank is getting ready just in case; the state will require banks to disclose their relationship with gun sellers.

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Treasury mulling appeal of GSE investor ruling to high court: Mnuchin

09/10/19

Federal appeals court judges in New Orleans on Friday appeared to back claims by investors that Treasury's "net worth sweep" is illegal.

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Dimon: Treasury’s GSE plan ‘going in the right direction’

09/10/19

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said at an investor conference that the Trump administration's plan for Fannie and Freddie would provide more opportunities for financial institutions. He also called for an end to the U.S.-China trade war and weighed in on the prospect of interest rates falling to zero.

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Path to a GSE bill still fraught despite Treasury plan

09/10/19

Senate Banking Committee members feel urgency to pass a bill dealing with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but the same obstacles that have stalled congressional action for years remain.

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Trump administration will move on GSE plans if Congress doesn't: Mnuchin

09/09/19

The Treasury secretary said he hopes lawmakers will back reforms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac within three to six months.

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Fannie, Freddie investors fighting profit sweep get key court win

09/09/19

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors won a victory in their long battle to reap benefits from their stakes in the mortgage giants with a court ruling letting them pursue claims that the U.S. sweep of the companies’ earnings is illegal.

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