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  • Market Snapshot: Rate-hike fears hamper appetite for...

    1 hr ago | via MarketWatch 

    U.S. investors took a cautious stance early on Thursday, with stock futures inching lower, as concerns about the timing of the first Federal Reserve rate hike hampered appetite for riskier assets. Speeches from two Fed officials, as well as readings on weekly jobless claims and pending home sales, are on the docket.

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  • Hunt lauds House, Senate letters backing TILA/RESPA ...

    17 min ago | via NAFCU 

    NAFCU voiced appreciation for letters signed by well more than half of U.S. House members and dozens of senators urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to allow credit unions and others a grace period in complying with new mortgage lending disclosures that kick in Aug. 1. Late last week, 254 members of the House signed a letter to CFPB Director Richard Cordray recommending the agency allow credit unions and other financials a grace period for enforcement and liability for institutions striving to make good-faith efforts to comply with the the Truth in Lending Act/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated mortgage disclosures rule. A similar letter was sent by 41 senators.

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  • The IRS Hack: Beware Of Follow-Up Scams

    27 min ago | via WBNS 

    The drill should be familiar by now: A company or government agency -- like the IRS -- announces it's been hacked. Next thing you know, scamsters strike again.

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  • Constructing Lending Grows Faster Than Traditional L...

    27 min ago | via GlobeSt.com 

    Here is an interesting factoid about the commercial real estate bank lending market: Currently bank lending for construction and development is growing faster than lending for completed buildings, according to a soon-to-be released independent analysis by Chandan Economics of call reports filed by banks with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. This is in marked contrast with recent history, Sam Chandan , president and Chief Economist of Chandan Economics and an adjunct professor in real estate and public policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, tells GlobeSt.com . "Over the last year," he says, "the balance of construction loans held by banks has grown by nearly 15%."

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  • Bloomberg - RBS may face $4.5bn payout

    30 min ago | via Business News 

    Royal Bank of Scotland could pay as much as $4.5bn to resolve claims of misconduct in its handling of U.S. mortgage securities , according to Bloomberg Intelligence. The FHFA, suing on behalf of government-owned lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, is seeking to add to more than $19bn it's already collected in settlements from 16 other banks.

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