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Sign of the times: Remember when $50 billion was a lot of money on Wall Street? Nowadays, I see headlines about banks perhaps coughing up $50 billion to settle mortgage lawsuits and I think: “Meh … the banks can afford that.” Sounds kind of like a consumer opting to pay a speeding ticket rather than waste time in court trying to fight it.[…] Continue Reading »

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Regulators move to soften Dodd-Frank rule on mortgages makes waves: The decision by U.S. regulators to soften a proposed rule regarding the kinds of loans banks can parcel out to investors without having to keep any ‘skin in the game’ has sparked a good amount of chatter.[…] Continue Reading »