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Monday, 16 October 2017

Joy Wiltermuth' s stories

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  • Crisis-era RMBS feels pinch from new litigation

    Structured Finance | 01 September 2017

    Wells Fargo’s recent withholding of major funds from mortgage bond investors opened new wounds in a sector still recovering from aftershocks of the housing crisis.

  • Rescue boats navigate flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Port Arthur

    Consumer ABS ratings with Harvey exposure on review: report

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Consumer ABS deals with exposure to damage from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana are being monitored for potential rating changes, Kroll Bond Rating Agency said in a report on Thursday.

  • ABS market breezes through summer's end

    Ticker | 31 August 2017

    Bond sellers rarely had it so good in the last days of August when more than US$1.1bn of new asset-backed deals easily cleared the market.

  • Nearly US$20bn of TX property loans have flood risk: report

    Ticker | 30 August 2017

    Commercial properties in Texas with about US$19.4bn of CMBS debt may be at risk of major flooding due to Hurricane Harvey, Morningstar Credit Ratings said in a report on Wednesday.

  • Freddie plans to ACE mortgage approvals

    Structured Finance | 25 August 2017

    Freddie Mac is rolling out an expansion of its big data valuation programme where it will allow mortgage borrowers to forego a formal appraisal as long as they have contributed at least one-fifth of the home purchase price.

  • Big list of pre-crash bonds get strong bids

    Ticker | 24 August 2017

    All of the bonds from a near US$700m list of pre-crash mortgage bonds up for sale on Thursday traded, mostly at a higher price than initially expected.

  • Risks from auto loan losses contained: Kroll

    Ticker | 21 August 2017

    Risks to bondholders in auto asset-backed bond deals are contained even as auto loan losses keep rising, Kroll Bond Rating Agency said in a report on Monday.

  • Freddie to use big data to appraise new home loans

    Ticker | 18 August 2017

    Starting this fall borrowers looking to buy a new home could forego a traditional appraisal as Freddie Mac expands its big data valuation alternative, the housing agency said in a statement on Friday.

  • New lows for last blast of summer ABS

    Structured Finance | 18 August 2017

    Investors flush with cash and confident about the US consumer set new lows on asset-backed bonds ahead of a late-summer lull in issuance.

  • Freddie, Fannie refi programme

    Structured Finance | 18 August 2017

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said last Thursday they will ext