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Corporate Credit Market Is a Victim of the Plankton Theory
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MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest Weekly Survey
Calculated Risk • Bill Mcbride
Lowest mortgage rates in a month barely boost applications, up 0.4%
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This startup connecting lower-income workers to lenders says it's scaling fast
The Economic Times of India • Sourabh Gupta
What’s really slowing the housing market?
Financial Times • Jonathan Eley
These Asian banks are set to gain on a property boom
CNBC
FCB Financial Holdings' (FCB) CEO Kent Ellert on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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Pacific Premier Bancorp's (PPBI) CEO Steve Gardner on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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Zions’ 2Q profit climbs 47% on loan growth, rate hikes
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Home Capital repays $2B line of credit from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway
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Corporate Credit Market Is a Victim of the Plankton Theory
BloombergBen Emons
Plankton is an essential part of the ocean's ecosystem. Without the tiny organisms, many species would be in jeopardy of going extinct. So, what does this have to do with markets? Think back 10 years ago when troubles with subprime mortgages morphed...
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Foreclosure, Mortgages
MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest Weekly Survey
Calculated RiskBill Mcbride
From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Mortgage applications increased 0.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 21, 2017. ... The...
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Federal Reserve, Mortgages
Lowest mortgage rates in a month barely boost applications, up 0.4%
CNBC
Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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Mortgages
This startup connecting lower-income workers to lenders says it's scaling fast
The Economic Times of IndiaSourabh Gupta
NEW DELHI: A startup that connects factory workers unable to secure bank loans to alternative lenders says it has grown its loan book size from Rs 30 lakh at the start of this calendar year to Rs 2.5 crore as of July....
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Mortgages, Real Estate
What’s really slowing the housing market?
Financial TimesJonathan Eley
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Banking, Finance
These Asian banks are set to gain on a property boom
CNBC
The increase in home buying activity in Singapore has boosted demand for loans, which may be a key earnings driver for the country's three banks this year.
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Banking, Economic Policy
FCB Financial Holdings' (FCB) CEO Kent Ellert on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaS.A. Transcripts
FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2017, 5:00 pm ET Executives Matt Paluch - IR Kent Ellert - President & CEO Jen Simons - CFO Jim Baiter - CCO Analysts Ebrahim Poonawala - Bank of America Merrill...
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Digital Media, Finance
Pacific Premier Bancorp's (PPBI) CEO Steve Gardner on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PPBI) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2017 12:00 ET Executives Steve Gardner - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ron Nicolas - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Matthew Clark - Piper Jaffray Andrew Liesch - Sandler O’Neill Jackie...
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Accounting, FinTech
Zions’ 2Q profit climbs 47% on loan growth, rate hikes
American BankerLaura Alix
Increases in short-term interest rates, stronger residential mortgage lending and several recoveries during the second quarter helped to drive up profits for Zions Bancorp. in Salt Lake City. Net income for the $65.5 billion-asset Zions totaled $168 million in the second quarter,...
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Mortgages
Home Capital repays $2B line of credit from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway
CBC Radio-CanadaThe Canadian Press
Home Capital Group, the Toronto-based alternative mortgage lender that was on the verge of collapse earlier this year, says it has repaid a $2-billion line of credit from Berkshire Hathaway. The company was given the financial lifeline last month by Berkshire Hathaway,...
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