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Banks to meet expert panel on debt waiver on July 25
The Economic Times of India
CHANDIGARH: Amid majority of farmers stopping loan repayments, a Punjab government-appointed expert panel will meet bankers for the first time here on July 25 to seek suggestions on debt waiver. The meeting between the panel on loan waiver and bankers assumes significance...
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New Residential: Despite Big Risks, 12.5% Yield Is Attractive
Seeking AlphaBlue Harbinger
Summary New Residential Investment Corp. currently faces a variety of big risks that should not be ignored. Despite the big risks, we believe the company's big dividend is strong, and that there are a multiple reasons to be optimistic about New Residential....
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Annaly Capital Management: Should You Buy The Drop?
Seeking AlphaAchilles Research
Summary Annaly Capital pursued a secondary capital offering in July, which caused the shares to drop. Dilution is a very real risk for REIT investors. I discuss the capital offering and whether investors should take advantage of the drop in Annaly Capital’s...
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Blackstone Mortgage 7.9% Dividend Yield Is Not Good Enough
Seeking AlphaColorado Wealth Management Fund
Summary Blackstone Mortgage Trust is a solid mortgage REIT but is currently overvalued. Granite Point Mortgage Trust has a very similar portfolio and is sold at a materially better valuation. I have a strong buy rating for GPMT and have shares in...
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I Own This Projected 9.43% Dividend Yield REIT With Immediate 18% Upside
Seeking AlphaColorado Wealth Management Fund
Summary Granite Point Mortgage Trust is the newest commercial mortgage REIT. There is one excellent comparison for GPMT which allows us to establish price targets. GPMT appears to be an excellent buy at $19. Forecasting yields on assets and interest expense gives...
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Foreclosure, Mortgages
Don’t Let Detroit’s Revival Rest on an Injustice
The New York TimesBernadette Atuahene
FIFTY years ago on Sunday the Detroit uprising began. Five days of violence left more than 1,400 buildings burned, more than 7,000 people arrested and 43 people dead — 33 African-Americans and 10 whites. TV sets transported images of cars and buildings...
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Mortgages
Missing Paperwork May Vaporize $5 Billion In Student Loan Debt
Big ThinkRobby Berman
National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts stands to lose billions of dollars of student-loan debt if it can't prove ownership. Read More
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Buffett's Canadian Invasion: Home Capital Group
Seeking AlphaWayne Hylarides
Summary HCG has survived the run on the bank. Warren Buffett and Berkshire have purchased ~20% of HCG, with a shareholder vote to add another ~19% equity (all dilutive). HCG trades below its liquidation value of $15 assuming the Buffett deal goes...
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Bank of America, Banking
That was no typo: B of A held onto 90% of 2Q mortgage originations
American BankerBrad Finkelstein
Bank of America kept 90% of its second-quarter mortgage production in portfolio, an unusually large amount compared with the typical practices of other commercial banks. "The banking sector over time has held ... mortgage whole loans within a very narrow band of...
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MB Financial's (MBFI) CEO Mitchell Feiger on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call July 21, 2017 11:00 AM ET Executives Mitchell Feiger - President and Chief Executive Officer Randall Conte - Chief Financial Officer Mark Hoppe - President and Chief Executive Officer, MB Financial Bank John...
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