March 7, 2014
- Guggenheim banking analyst Marty Mosby said patient investors could be rewarded by putting money in these four stocks.
- Fast-tracking foreclosures on vacant properties in states that handle foreclosures through the courts "could result in substantial cost savings" for all involved, according to a study by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
- FBR Capital Markets take a detailed look at the world of MSRs – the regulations, the risks, and the rewards – especially given a hostile regulatory environment and questions about what else could be coming down from Capitol Hill.
- *JPMorgan analysts apply 70 pct haircut on Italian banks' collateral. MILAN, March 7- The Bank of Italy is hiring up to five real estate consultants to assess whether banks are correctly valuing property used as loan collateral amid depressed market prices, potentially forcing them to set aside more cash against defaults.
Posted To: Pipeline PressDave T. writes, "Rob, I have noticed that the originators attending classes or local association meetings are older, and mostly men over 50 years old and have been in the business in excess of 20 years. Generally, there are just a few younger (less than 35 years old) LOs. What's going on?" I discuss it regularly: a lack of retirees (some can't retire), and a lack of new blood. A 50...