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Goldman Sachs. In another case relating to auction-rate securities brought by the New York State Attorney General, Goldman was fined $22.5 million in 2008. When the financial crisis erupted in 2008, Goldman and Morgan Stanley gave in to pressure from federal regulators to convert themselves into bank holding companies.
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· Thus, issuers and their bankers have a natural incentive to push the credit-rating agencies to assign favorable ratings. Their leverage is that the raters’ compensation comes from money raised from the debt they rate. S&P, for example, earned.
· Newly unsealed court documents provide a rare window into a Wall Street firm’s clearing of a hedge fund client. The material has come to light as a result of litigation involving unsecured creditors who have accused Goldman Sachs of ignoring signs that the Bayou hedge fund was a Ponzi scheme before it collapsed amid fraud investigations in 2005.
· Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs trader accused of secretly helping the hedge fund of billionaire John Paulson construct a $2 billion deal it could bet against in 2007, is set to testify.
Goldman Sachs is mobilizing for a counterattack against the U.S. government’s fraud accusations amid mounting concerns that the company could lose business to Wall Street rivals.
Fannie Mae: Consumers think it’s easier than ever to get a mortgage Fannie Mae Sees Jobs, Easier terms sustaining home sales – More jobs and easier loan. to the Fannie Mae forecast. mortgage rates have jumped from near-record lows in May to 4.4 percent last week on 30-year fixed loans, according to Freddie Mac, amid.
For its part, B of A agreed to cover any legal costs. mortgage servicers, including GMAC Mortgage, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Litton Loan Servicing, have halted.
Michigan AG to probe DocX signatures Schuette was working to strike down a ballot initiative to eliminate partisan gerrymandering, which has gained enough signatures to be on the Michigan ballot in the November 2018 election.
Banks such as Deutsche are also counting the cost. lift the German lender’s capital ratio by 10 basis points. The lender’s litany of legal troubles have spurred worries it may need to raise capital.