Entries Tagged as 'Fed'

Markets: PIMCO Buys, Are Dealers Flippers?, Stompin’ Ben

March 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Bernanke Treasury Plan Drives Pimco to Mortgage Bonds - By Daniel Kruger - … Yields on Washington-based Fannie Mae’s current-coupon 30- year fixed-rate mortgage bonds declined to 3.85 percent on March 19, the lowest in two months. The difference between the rates and those on 10-year Treasuries shrank to 1.18 percentage points last week, the […]

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Fed - Treasury - GSEs: T-Notes Safe?, Double Up PIMCO, Fed Issuing Debt, Fannie vs Freddie Payment Relief

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Treasury notes losing allure as ’safest’ investment? - The New York Times - Investors » Skittish response to sale may signal waning appetite, trouble for Obama. - Salt Lake Tribune

Fed needs to double balance sheet: PIMCO - By Faith Hung - Bond giant Pacific Investment Management Co said the Federal Reserve needs to double its […]

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Tags: Fed · GSEs · Mortgage Market

Geithner’s Regulatory Reform ; more on PPIF

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Treasury Outlines Framework For Regulatory Reform - Provides new Rules of the Road, focuses first on containing systemic risk -
Four Broad Components of Comprehensive Regulatory Reform:
1.  Addressing Systemic Risk   <<< Has 5 points about systemic risk.
2.  Protecting Consumers and Investors
3.  Eliminating Gaps in Our Regulatory Structure
4.  Fostering International Coordination
Read the Press Release at US Treasury

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Our Government: NCUA Conservatorship Antics, Invest With Barney & Chris, MIRA Act of 2009, OMB-FHA and MIPs

March 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Credit Unions Kept in the Dark? - Interview with Filson: NCUA Conservatorship & its Impact on Credit Unions - … NCUA conserved the two largest corporates based on information that not even the credit union boards were shown. … - Credit Unions.com 

Feds to Wall Street: You’re Scum. Now Let’s Be Partners.  -  Gary Townsend […]

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Treasury PPIF Toxic Asset Plan Special - 6 NewsClips

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Qualified Welcome for PPIF Toxic Asset Plan - CreditSights gives the the Public-Private Investment Program (PPIF) a qualified vote of confidence in its analysis of the plan design to mop up the toxic asset mess. -   Research Recap

The Geithner Plan FAQ - Brad DeLong explains that the US Treasury’s legacy loan program is basically […]

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Tags: Blogs · Fed · Government · Mortgage Market

MortgageNewsClips: Tea Party Compilation, The Candyman Cometh, Reverse to Libor, Bye PI, Uncle Sam Hiring, Cut in Lending, Mod Confusion, Win or Lose, Growing Mods, 4 more

March 18th, 2009 · No Comments

VIDEO: Tea Party Time? : Taxpayers Gather To Protest Spending, Taxes, Growing Debt - Youtube Video 
The Candyman Cometh: 
1.  FOMC Statement  - …  increase the size of the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet further by purchasing up to an additional $750 billion of agency mortgage-backed securities, bringing its total purchases of these securities to up […]

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