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Fed's Kaplan: Balance sheet should shed MBS, Treasuries simultaneously
COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 27 Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Monday that he would support trimming the Fed's holdings in both mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasuries when it comes time to shrink the Fed's ...
Fed's Kaplan would support more rate hikes if progress continuesNasdaq

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Bond Market Calm Is Threatened by Fed's $1.75 Trillion MBS Shift
With interest rates on the rise, analysts say the Fed could start shrinking its unprecedented $1.75 trillion position in mortgage-backed securities by year-end. That's likely to leave more in the hands in private investors and result in increased ...

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Mortgage Rates Lowest in More Than a Month - Mortgage News Daily
Mortgage News Daily
A blog keeping you up to date on current mortgage rates and market conditions.

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FHFA's Unified MBS Plans Delayed Until 2019
According to FHFA's update report on Release 2, the agency has two main objectives in undertaking the UMBS initiative. The first is to establish a single, liquid market for the mortgage-backed securities issued by both GSEs that are backed by fixed ...
FHFA: Fannie, Freddie single security needs another year to finishHousingWire
GSE common securitization plan delayed to 2019American Banker

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Fed's Kaplan Says MBS and Treasuries Should Both Be Rolled Off
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said the central bank should roll off both mortgage-backed securities and Treasury holdings when it begins to let its balance sheet shrink. “Each is a different market, the sizes and daily market ...

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About: JPMorgan Chase (JPM)
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They called for JPM to adhere to the Delaware Insurance Code, in which an insurance company cannot invest more than 50% of assets in MBS (mortgage-backed securities). JPM dumped almost 90% of the money into those assets, which it admits, yet tried to ...

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How the Federal Reserve Purchasing Assets Impacts Mortgage Rates
Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans (blog)
A mortgage-backed security (MBS) is a pool of home loans packaged together by mortgage lenders and sold on the open bond market to investors. The investors who buy the securities then receive the payback on a monthly basis when homeowners make ...
Current Mortgage Rates Roundup for March 16, 2017Selected Loans
Janet Yellen walks delicate Fed path on mortgage-backed bondsFinancial Times
How Janet Yellen could tee up a stealth rate hike for later this yearYahoo News
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NovaStar, RBS, Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank to Pay $165 Million in MBS Settlement
Business Wire (press release)
In the years leading up to the financial crisis, NovaStar specialized in authorizing risky residential mortgage loans that banks underwrote and packaged into investment portfolios called mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The class action lawsuit ...
NovaStar, 3 banks settle MBS lawsuit for $165 millionPensions & Investments
Another mortgage-crisis suit settles for pennies on the dollarNew York Post
Wells, Deutsche Bank, RBS To Pay $165M In NovaStar DealLaw360 (subscription)

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$165M settlement reached in NovaStar MBS class action
National Mortgage News
A $165 million cash settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit that alleged investors were misled about the safety of mortgage-backed securities comprised of loans originated by now-defunct subprime lender NovaStar Mortgage Inc.


How a possible Yellen departure could spark a fire under the Fed to cut its $4.5 trillion balance sheet
A potential fire sale of Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities by the Fed "could have significantly more adverse effects on financial conditions than gradual runoff, and the mere risk of such an outcome might set up another 'taper tantrum ...

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