THE BASIS POINT
Latest on jumbo mortgages. Big 4 banks’ loans down, deposits up.
How To Restructure Fannie & Freddie. Wells Earnings Show Improving Mortgage Sector.
57 Failed Banks YTD, Parsing The FOMC Statement, Who’s Buying Mortgage Bonds?
NAR’s Fannie/Freddie Proposal, Ripple Effects of Weak Consumer Confidence, Revised Discount Rate Terms
Foreclosure Outlook & Stats. Export Prices, Housing Starts Both Up.
ARMs Were 3% Of All 2009 Home Purchase Loans, Lowest Since 1982
Treasury’s Unlimited Fannie/Freddie Backing, Buffett To Buy Mortgage Firm?, Light Economic Data Week
Failed Bank Tally At 140, End of Year Economy, Comeback For Non-FHA Mortgage Insurance?, Loan Mod Update
Bank Earnings Roundup, Death of Jumbos Exaggerated
Four Banks Control 58% of Lending, IBM Buys BofA’s Credit Business, Massive Treasury Auction Week
Hard Times For (Non-FHA) Mortgage Insurance, Ginnie Mae CEO Resigning, CPI Unchanged
Productivity Up 6%, Wholesale Inventories Down 10th Month, Today’s 10yr Auction
Citi & BofA Earnings, Housing Starts, CIT Update, Foreclosures Up, MGIC Downgraded
FDIC Takes Over 45th Bank In 2009, Home Appraisal Issues
Existing Home Sales Up 2.4%, Durable Goods Up 1.8%, Fed Announcement Tomorrow
Buy vs. Rent Analysis, Good Economy Equals Bad Rates
Hard Money, Mortgage Insurance, Markets Quiet Ahead of Treasury Announcement
Stocks Up Rates Down!, MGIC Downgraded, RealtyTrac’s Latest On Foreclosures
Rates Higher on Inflation Fears, Countrywide Shuffles Management
Banks & Mortgage Insurers Unlikely To Adopt Fannie Mae Incentives