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- UK banks should seize second chance to hedge their exposure. Wolfensberger, Markus // Estates Gazette;3/20/2010, Issue 1011, p38
The author discusses the practice among banks in Great Britain in which they ignore the protection against credit crises offered by hedging. He notes that the hedging strategy observed by banks in the U.S. to insulate themselves from the crisis is also available to British banks yet was not...
- The Mortgage-Backed Credit Slowdown -- and the Rules that Caused It. Flowers, Edward // Review of Business;Spring2008, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p59
The U.S. credit crisis in sub-par, mortgage-backed securities that began unfolding in July of 2007 now appears to be spreading to Europe, where housing prices are falling and economic forecasts are for slower growth? The crisis is spreading to stock markets in Asia, as well. The crisis has...
- MBS Players Wait for FOMC Statement. Runyan, Sally A. // Asset Securitization Report;2/2/2009, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on the waiting of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) markets for the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) statement on the decline of MBS volume in the country. The FOMC's statement repeated the probability that it would keep Federal Reserve funds low as it projects...
- How to Fix a Market Failure. Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report;5/19/2008, Vol. 144 Issue 14, p64
The author reflects on methods required to solve the financial crisis of 2007-08. Special focus is given the role the U.S. government must play in finding solution to the crisis. A discussion is presented of the financial market role leading up to the crisis, including mortgage-based securities,...
- CMBS crossing the bridge. Rubin, Joe; Moreo, Phoebe // Mortgage Banking;Jul98, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the crucial issues that must be addressed by the commercial mortgage-backed securities market in the United States. Includes the underwriting quality; Volatility in spreads; Broader market access to collateral information.
- Take a new look at mortgage loans. O'Neill, Richard W. // Banking;Oct76, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p52
Provides information on mortgage-backed securities in the U.S. in 1976. Types of mortgaged-backed securities; Advantages and disadvantages of mortgaged-backed securities; Implications for banks and banking.
- High cost of debt issuance cools bank bond market. Padget, Tania // American Banker;11/24/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 226, p25
Reports on the effect of the high cost of issuing subordinated debt or trust preferred securities on the bank bond market of the United States. Amount in subordinated debts issued by banks in November 1997; Banks' preference to issue trust-preferred securities over subordinated debt; Expected...
- Top 75 banks in mortgage-backed securities holdings. // American Banker;1/24/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 16, p11
Lists the top 75 banks in the United States in terms of mortgage-backed securities holdings as of September 30, 1996. Name of banks; Mortgage-backed securities (MBS); Market value of MBS; Total assets.
- Indiana grants securities powers. // ABA Banking Journal;Jun88, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p99
Reports the broad securities powers granted by the state on chartered banks in Indiana. Benefit for banks to market mortgage-backed securities; Campaign for the passage of the Indiana Senate Enrolled Act 327; Advantages of the mutual fund marketing provision of the securities law.