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Fed to release more details on participants in emergency programs

05/12/20

The central bank will disclose information on a monthly basis about its Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility and its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility.

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Servicers to feds: Stopgap plans not enough against coronavirus

04/06/20

Ginnie Mae and the FHA provided temporary liquidity relief for mortgage servicers bracing for higher delinquencies, but the industry continues to pressure Treasury and the Fed to provide more comprehensive support.

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Fed announces aggressive actions to boost liquidity amid virus turmoil

03/23/20

The Federal Reserve committed Monday to conducting more asset purchases of Treasury securities and mortgage-backed securities and announced $300 billion in new financing for credit facilities.

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Big mortgage lenders are flirting with disaster

02/07/20

Banks' lowering of origination fees and loosening of underwriting standards often foreshadow a downturn.

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Don't believe doom and gloom on Fannie, Freddie

11/19/19

There's been chatter that investors are shying away from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage-backed securities because Congress may not enact housing finance reform. Be skeptical of those claims.

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Banks and Thrifts with the Largest Portfolios of First Mortgages

10/07/19

On Jun. 30, 2019. Dollars in thousands.

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PayPal quits Libra project; HSBC to cut 10,000 employees

10/07/19

The decision is a blow to Facebook's digital currency plans; the reduction is the bank’s “most ambitious attempt to rein in costs in years."

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Deutsche joins JPM-led payments network; fired Wells employees’ woes

09/16/19

The move adds heft to the blockchain-based Interbank Information Network; many of those terminated in the phony accounts scandal say they’ve been blacklisted.

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