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Volume 2014 - Number 45

November 26, 2014

MBA: Regulatory Hurdles, No Single Dominant MBS Purchaser Mark Uncertain Secondary Market Future

In the wake of the Federal Reserve’s announced end to its multi-part quantitative easing program, look for private investors to face a number of challenges when it comes to increasing their share of the MBS market, concluded a white paper by the Mortgage Bankers Association. The MBA paper, issued late last week, noted there is no single player waiting in the wings able to pick up the slack when the Fed relinquishes its role as the dominant purchaser of agency MBS. “Many of the potential private investors face...

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