The Big Short’s Michael Burry on disastrous Fed policies; failure of Dodd-Frank Too, the crisis, incredibly, made the biggest banks bigger. And it made the Federal Reserve, an unelected body, even more powerful and therefore more relevant. The major reform legislation, Dodd-Frank, was named after two guys bought and sold by special interests, and one of them should be shouldering a good amount of blame for the crisis.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that December U.S. import prices showed no change from the previous month, after a decline of 0.9% in November. Big banks kick off earnings season Both.

US mortgage financier Freddie Mac on Thursday reported record net income of $48.7bn for 2013, bolstering solid returns to government that have already surpassed the bailout it received during the.. Mortgage giant freddie mac posted net income of $8.6 billion for the October through December period, its ninth straight profitable quarter.

Unlike most other big banks, which are closing branches to focus on less costly mobile and online services, Wells Fargo is continuing to increase the number of. Both Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase.

Amid an expected trading weakness, strong investment banking results and higher rates drove JPMorgan’s JPM fourth-quarter 2017 earnings of $1.76 per share, which handily. tax gain from the sale of.

Zillow: Mortgage rates fall below 4% The robo-settlement impact on future foreclosures The idea here is that when house prices increase, foreclosures decrease. Globally, debt shifted from investments in producing future goods and services toward investments in buying things that were.2017 HW Insiders: Janet Fell The Australian dollar fell heavily on Wednesday as robust US economic data, along with somewhat hawkish remarks from US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, put a rocket under the US dollar.U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the fifth consecutive week, tipping the key 30-year loan average below 4% for the first time in nearly a year and a half. mortgage buyer freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.99% from 4.06% last week.

With JPMorgan and Wells Fargo scheduled to report on Apr 13, this may be a good time to consider which of these is a better stock. JPM vs Wells Fargo: Which is the Better Bank Stock Ahead of Earnings?

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3. Bought more BAC, C and JPM. I will buy even more BAC, JPM and C after their earnings reports, if satisfactory in my opinion. I made these moves to attempt to save my year in the Alpha Fund and hence justify my efforts and capital there. If I can’t do well there, I would just put it all into my Krypto Fund which is outperforming nicely and relax.

The company reported earnings per share. service charges on deposit accounts, and credit card fees. wells Fargo is the fourth big bank to report earnings this week. Yesterday Citigroup reported.

Senate delays Janet Yellen Fed Chair confirmation WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal reserve vice chair Janet. the Senate Banking Committee on a 14-8 vote. It now goes to the full Senate, which is expected to grant its approval next month. Yellen, 67,B2R Finance adds Brad Weber as chief accounting officer B2R Finance adds chief executive officer jason Hogg Joins Executive Team to Lead Growing Residential Finance Company New York, New York, November 17, 2014 – B2R Finance , the leading provider of residential buy-to-rent mortgages for single-family rental ("SFR") property investors, today announced that it has named Jason Hogg as Chief.

After all, Dimon’s JPMorgan dividends will increase his pay by about 26% this year, a figure that could rise significantly over the next decade if JPM keeps raising the payout in the face of strong.