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Bank of America Continues Fight to Overturn ‘Hustle’ Case Verdict


The department's argument came as a response to a late August filing by lawyers representing the megabank, who then said the government failed to conclusively prove that BofA's Countrywide unit misrepresented the quality of loans packaged and sold to the GSEs in the lead-up to the housing crash. In their own filing, Bank of America's team said argued "the evidence unambiguously showed that the ... loans sold to Fannie and Freddie were well within industry standards for loan quality, and thus Fannie and Freddie received exactly what they paid for."

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Industry Job Cuts Continue in Q2


Despite growth in mortgage revenues at banks nationwide, industry employment continued to move down in the second quarter as banks cut staff, according to a report from Mortgage Daily. All of the reported cuts in the second quarter happened at banks, which lost approximately 28,600 jobs from the first quarter to the second.

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Bank of America Requests Dismissal of ‘Hustle’ Case Verdict


The case revolves around mortgages originated through Countrywide's High Speed Swim Lane (HSSL, or "Hustle") program that were later sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The complaint against Bank of America alleged that Countrywide—which the bank purchased in 2008—threw out quality controls in pursuit of higher volumes and then misrepresented those loans to the GSEs.

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Legal Expenses Plague Bank of America Earnings


Bank of America reported Wednesday a nearly 43 percent decline in second-quarter profits compared to last year thanks to a significant litigation charge. BofA posted second-quarter net income of $2.3 billion on revenue of $22.0 billion. A year ago, the megabank reported bringing $4.0 billion

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