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$4.5 Billion in Nonperforming Loans, Delinquent Debt to Hit the Market

Three of the nation's largest mortgage lenders have put sizable packages of nonperforming and reperforming mortgage loans on the market for investors to buy, according to a release from New York-based loan broker Mission Capital Advisors. The loans being put on the market are worth a combined $4.5 billion, Mission Capital said. Bank of America has put up approximately $2.56 billion worth of delinquent debt for sale, including nonperforming loans, reperforming mortgages (those in which the borrower was 90 days or more behind but has resumed making payments), and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs), according to Mission Capital.

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House Oversight Committee Wants Securities Settlement Documents

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The ongoing tension between the Justice Department and the House Oversight Committee saw a new development this week as Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California), committee chair and vocal critic of Attorney General Eric Holder, requested the department turn over all of its documents related to its recent securities settlements with JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup.

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Citigroup Announces Effect of Settlement on Q2 Earnings

Citigroup's second-quarter profits took a major hit as the bank announced a settlement with the government to resolve securities claims. Citi released its quarterly earnings report Monday morning, posting net profit of $181 million—a decline of 96 percent compared to earnings of $4.2 billion a year ago.

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Citigroup Reports $3.9B in Quarterly Profits

Citigroup reported Monday profits of $3.9 billion in Q1, just barely edging out last year’s income of $3.8 billion. Gains were more impressive when put next to Q4’s earnings, which disappointed at $2.5 billion. The gain came despite a year-over-year drop in total revenues, which were down 1 percent to $20.1 billion as a result of declines in fixed income markets revenues and lower refinancing activity.

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