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Volume 2017 - Number 49

December 21, 2017

Ongoing Upgrades of Vintage Non-Agency MBS Creating Some Profit Opportunities for Investors

Since the start of 2015, credit ratings have been upgraded on nearly $350.0 billion of vintage non-agency MBS, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The upgrades follow extensive down-grades during the financial crisis and can help create profits for investors.

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This weekly covers the secondary mortgage market, including mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.



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