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October 7, 2016 - Inside MBS & ABS

MBS Investing REIT Annaly Continues Review of Pingora Loan Servicing; Observers Say the MSR Unit Is a Keeper

Annaly Capital Management, the nation’s largest real estate investment trust specializing in the residential MBS market, continues to take a close look at one of its more recent acquisitions, Pingora Loan Servicing, with no word yet on its plans for the unit. Annaly took control of Pingora this past summer when it officially closed on the purchase of Hatteras Financial, the parent of the servicer. Before the purchase, Annaly had...

September 16, 2016 - Inside MBS & ABS

Daily MBS Trading Volume Weakens in August. Is The Huge Bond Price Correction Finally Upon Us?

The average daily trading volume in agency MBS fell to $195.0 billion in August, the second weakest reading of the year, according to figures compiled by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. The peak came the month before at $219.3 billion, and the low was back in March at $189.4 billion, not too far from the August volume. It’s...


After the November elections, how long will it take for a new Congress and White House to pass GSE reform legislation?

I’m confident a bill will be passed the first year.


2 to 3 years. GSE reform is complicated.


Sadly it won’t happen in a Clinton or Trump first term.


Not in my lifetime.


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