ALBANY — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the proposed $8.5 billion Bank of America settlement of investor losses from 530 mortgage-backed securities is “unfair” and trustee Bank of New York Mellon engaged in “repeated fraud” in connection with the securities sale.
ALBANY — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the proposed $8.5 billion Bank of America settlement of investor losses from 530 mortgage-backed securities is "unfair" and trustee Bank of New York Mellon engaged in "repeated fraud" in connection with the securities sale.
BUFFALO — HSBC doesn't expect the bank's plan to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by 2013 to make a big dent in its western New York work force. The British banking group announced the job cuts on Monday ...
The newly operational Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued its first interim rule which it says will fill a regulatory gap in the mortgage industry. The new rule, published in the Federal Register, allows state-chartered mortgage lenders ...
The long awaited Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially opened its doors on Thursday, although without a confirmed director and with potentially diminished powers as a result of a House of Representatives bill to weaken the agency (HR 1315).
WASHINGTON — Banking regulators refused to commit to releasing details of their investigations into illegal foreclosure practices by the nation's largest banks. Appearing before a Senate panel Thursday ...
WASHINGTON — The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially opens its doors Thursday with the House considering legislation that could restrict its authority to act against abuses of the financial system.
New York state has the nation’s highest mortgage closing costs for the second consecutive year, according to a study by Bankrate.com. The organization found that New York led the nation with an average fee of $6,183, followed by Texas ...
As Bureau of the Public Debt spokeswoman Mckayla Braden explained, U.S. savings bonds have been a popular gift at Christmas, at graduation and other occasions since the 1930s. Last week, however, the bureau announced it will no longer issue paper savings bonds.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will introduce his choice to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday in the White House Rose Garden. The president intends to nominate former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray.
WASHINGTON — Standard & Poor’s warned mortgage giants Fannie Me and Freddie Mac on Friday that they may lose their top credit ratings if lawmakers don’t raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit in time to avoid a default.
A survey on credit underwriting practices revealed that for the first time since 2008, many of the nation’s largest lenders have eased their underwriting standards. The report, released late last month by the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ...
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