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Has the FOMC solved the liquidity problem?

The volatility that has roiled the short-term money markets since December has raised questions as to whether the Federal Open Market Committee should...
Federal Reserve

Regional banks sound alarm over new interest rate benchmark

WASHINGTON — Executives from 10 regional banks sent a letter to the federal banking regulators last month expressing concern that a new interest...
Potential LIBOR replacement spikes 800 basis points overnight | 2019-09-19

Repo transactions spike 800 basis points overnight | 2019-09-19

Repurchase agreement rates spiked on Tuesday from about 2% to more than 10% as some borrowers were pressured by corporate tax payments and...
Potential LIBOR replacement spikes 800 basis points overnight | 2019-09-19

Potential LIBOR replacement spikes 800 basis points overnight | 2019-09-19

Repurchase agreement rates spiked on Tuesday from about 2% to more than 10% for some borrowers as borrowers were pressured by corporate tax...
Fitch

RMBS trustees worry that consent process will slow down Libor switch

Trustees are concerned about obtaining proper consents from legacy residential mortgage-backed securities investors in a timely fashion in order to make the switch...
Goldman Sachs all but guarantees the Federal Reserve is about to cut interest rates | 2019-07-11

Fitch: No clear LIBOR transition for U.S. lenders | 2019-08-20

The London Interbank Offered Rate is set to expire at the end of this 2021, and U.S. lenders are still unclear on what...
Ameribor

Ameribor seeks to make its mark as an alternative to Libor

Futures trading began on Aug. 16 for the American Interbank Offered Rate, a potential rival to the Structured Overnight Financing Rate as an...
Fed working group proposes SOFR-based mortgage by 2021

Fed working group proposes SOFR-based mortgage by 2021

A public-private working committee of the Federal Reserve, with the backing of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on Thursday proposed a road map...
Libor

‘Devil is in the details’ for lenders transitioning from Libor: MBA

Commercial and multifamily mortgage lenders need to figure out their plan for replacing the London interbank offered rate index potentially expiring at the...
Transition from Libor to new benchmark should begin now: Fed’s Quarles

Transition from Libor to new benchmark should begin now: Fed’s Quarles

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles said the time may be now for financial institutions to move on from...

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Regulators offer CECL guidance to aid industry’s adoption

WASHINGTON — Four federal regulators have proposed an interagency policy statement intended to support implementation of the Current Expected Credit Losses accounting standard....
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China dumps cold water on Trump’s “Phase 1” trade announcement – HousingWire

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