mortgages

'Training bankers, not sales people': Comments of the week

06/09/17

Readers chime in on banks being problem-solvers, Jamie Dimon’s ties to Trump, a new mortgage app, CFPB catching heat over the Wells Fargo account scandal, and more.

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FHA premium reduction remains on hold: Carson

06/08/17

HUD secretary Carson tells lawmakers that the FHA's capital ratio is on an "upward trajectory," but he hasn't made a decision on another premium reduction.

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Democrats wary of GOP flood insurance proposals

06/08/17

Democrats are raising concerns about a Republican push to transfer more of the risk of flood insurance to private insurers.

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Risks in uninsured Canadian mortgages on rise, may stem from reforms

06/08/17

Not only is the uninsured sector growing, but the Bank of Canada is seeing some riskier mortgages within that area as it studies recent disruptions in the market.

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It’s not just banks with a stake in achieving regulatory relief

06/07/17

There is a great opportunity this year to show the world that Congress can still pass bipartisan, common-sense legislation that helps lift the U.S. economy.

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Bankers at odds over GSE recapitalization proposal

06/06/17

The ICBA backs a plan to recapitalize Fannie and Freddie through retained earnings and public offerings, but other groups see it as a self-interested proposal to help GSE stockholders.

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How bankers, techies and interns made mortgages mobile

06/06/17

At CIBC, Aayaz Pira is quickly turning ideas into apps, including its new mortgage one, with the help of its recently formed innovation hub.

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The squeeze on Chinese banks; Amex suit continues

06/05/17

More business lending is shifting from banks to "murky" trusts as the government imposes more restrictions to reduce risky loans; 11 states advance suit as Justice Department retreats.

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Big banks mine retail units for growth as business lending lags

06/01/17

Executives at Wells Fargo, SunTrust and PNC insist that credit cards, mortgages and other consumer lines can help pick up the slack as commercial borrowers remain cautious.

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HSBC makes 'big bet' on Canada in bid for more market share

05/23/17

HSBC is getting aggressive in Canada — and one needs to look no further than its latest mortgage rate for proof of broader ambitions.

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