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US mortgage rates fall after Gross’s exit

Rally in MBSs helps fuel decline in home loan rates Asia homepage

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Primary Fixed Rate Mortgage Yields Fall 0.06% And Mortgage Servicing Values Rise This Week

By Donald van Deventer: Kamakura Corporation projections for U.S. Treasuries and fixed rate mortgages this week reflected the 0.06% fall in current 15 year and 30 year fixed rate mortgage all-in yields. This week’s projections show that the implied forward … Continue reading

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China banks ‘poised to relax mortgage rates’

The country’s biggest banks plan to lower interest rates on home mortgages, state media say, highlighting Beijing’s concerns about the flagging property market Asia homepage

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Will This Mortgage REIT Become A Dividend Raising Machine?

By Brad Thomas: Now that I’ve finished my third in a series of “sucker-yield” articles I’m ready to dive back into some BUY recommendations. I like switch hitting though, as I feel as though I become a more critical journalist; … Continue reading

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Brookfield Mortgage Opportunity Fund – High-Yielding Play On Real Estate Recovery

By Fibonacci Sequence: Brookfield Mortgage Opportunity Fund (NYSE:BOI) – High Yielding Play on Real Estate Recovery Overview Brookfield Mortgage Opportunity Fund is a relatively new fixed income (FI) closed end fund (CEF) that invests in commercial and residential mortgages. This … Continue reading

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Wells chief warns on mortgage lending

Wells chief says that government-backed agencies have been too quick to accuse banks of faulty underwriting on mortgages that default Asia homepage

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MGIC – An Opportunity Through Mortgage Credit Exposure

By REIT Analyst: While I usually focus on mortgage REITs, which I can model quite accurately, I recently have taken a close look at mortgage insurance. Indeed, I realized I could model their business reasonably well, and it now appears … Continue reading

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BofA to pay $16.65bn in mortgage case

Chief executive Brian Moynihan is seeking to put the bank’s burdensome crisis-era legal woes behind it in the largest settlement of its kind Asia homepage

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Western Asset Mortgage Capital Nails The Quarter – Cautious On 18%

By Michael Terry: I have been following Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE:WMC) since the firm IPO in 2012, and have had mixed results. Early on, I had it right stating: Bottom Line: Western Mortgage capital Corp has positioned the … Continue reading

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Mortgage REITs – Like The Yield But Not The Volatility, Here Is An Alternative

By Michael Terry: As many readers are aware, I am a firm believer in the often overlooked asset class of preferred stocks. I have managed portfolios of them institutionally and own them in “retail” portfolios as well – including my … Continue reading

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