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The five-year swoon in home prices has done little to shake the confidence of the American public in the investment value of homeownership. Fully eight-in-ten (81%) adults agree that buying a home is the best long-term investment a person can make, according a nationwide Pew Research Center surve...
04/13/2011
SEC Charges Former Officer of Colonial Bank for Role in Securities Fraud Scheme The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former vice president at Colonial Bank who was the head of its mortgage warehouse lending division with conducting a $1.5 billion securities fraud scheme. The SEC a...
03/03/2011
SunTrust Banks found problems in 4,000 active foreclosure cases during an internal review of its practices, the bank said Friday in a regulatory filing.An internal review by SunTrust Banks, Inc. has uncovered problems with the paperwork in thousands of foreclosure cases, according to the Atlanta-...
03/03/2011
HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Finance Corp. has stopped all home foreclosures until further notice and may face unspecified regulatory actions or fines, after regulators found "certain deficiencies" in servicing and foreclosure procedure. The revelation came in HSBC's annual SEC report to shareholders. ...
03/02/2011
Two more rulings have defended the right of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS) to foreclose on behalf of lenders. The Superior Court of New Hampshire in Cheshire County on February 14, 2011 affirmed the legality of MERS' role as a nominee for lenders. In his decision in John Powers a...
03/02/2011
  March 2, 2011 Summary of Commentary onCurrent Economic Conditionsby Federal Reserve District Summary of the 12 Districts on Real Estate and Construction:Recent activity in residential real estate varied, but overall sales and construction remained at low levels across all Districts. The Richmo...
03/02/2011
U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce Construction Spending June 2010 The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during June 2010 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $836.0 billion, 0.1 percent above the revised Ma...
08/03/2010
"Challenges for the Economy and State Governments" Federal Reserve Bank August 3, 2010 Speech By Fed Chairman Ben Bernake "After a precipitous decline in late 2008 and early 2009, the U.S. economy stabilized in the middle of last year and is now expanding at a moderate pace. While the support to ...
08/03/2010
Institute of Supply Management July 2010 Manufacturing Report August 2, 2010 PMI at 55.5%. "Manufacturing continued to grow during July, but at a slightly slower rate than in June. Employment, supplier deliveries and inventories improved during the month and reduced the impact of a month-over-mon...
08/03/2010
July 28, 2010 Summary of Commentary onCurrent Economic Conditionsby Federal Reserve District Summary Prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and based on information collected on or before July 19, 2010. This document summarizes comments received from business and other contacts outsid...
07/28/2010
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