THE BASIS POINT

Linkage: Regs help nonbank lenders rise

Originations linkfest: must-read mortgage and housing stories…

REGULATIONS
– Basel III capital rules will cause nonbank lenders to rise (Christopher Whalen, HousingWire)

– Fannie/Freddie’s regulator, FHFA, on what do do with Fannie/Freddie (Jann Swanson, MND)

– Why BofA analyst thinks QE3 will hurt small banks (Antoine Gara, TheStreet)

PRODUCTS
– What some banks do to get jumbo loan customers (AnnaMaria Androitis, WSJ)

MARKETS
– “I don’t see an imminent rise in interest rates as a major concern.” (bond manager David Schawel)

– Stock picks to play the housing recovery (Paul La Monica, CNNMoney)
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