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MBS Trends Are Changing

A new report found that Ginnie Mae’s bank and thrift holdings of agency mortgage-backed securities pass-throughs fell for the first time in Q1 2018, then again in Q2. Here’s what this decline could mean for the MBS market.

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RMBS Performance Stays Strong


Prime and nonprime RMBS transactions performance have been exceptional, according to a recent study. See how prime and nonprime securities have improved in the first half of 2018.

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Wells Fargo Litigation Moves Forward

A New York federal judge said that Wells Fargo must face litigation seeking to hold the bank accountable for billions of dollars in claimed investor losses as trustee of residential mortgage-backed securities, saying the investor funds more than met the pleading the standard. The plaintiffs, including BlackRock Inc, Pacific Investment Management Co, Prudential Financial Inc, and TIAA-CREF, can pursue breach of contract and conflict of interest claims related to 53 trusts, said U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla.

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Freddie Mac Announces Fifth Multifamily K Certificates Offering

Freddie Mac announced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates). The offering is backed primarily by fixed-rate multifamily mortgages with a 7-year term. "The company expects to offer approximately $1.2 billion in K Certificates (K-715 Certificates)," the company said.

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