We are proud to introduce our latest whitepaper, What Caused the Lender Profit Margin Compression? by Bill Berliner, for those who are interested in diving into MCT client and market data. We’ll discuss lender competition, decreasing volumes, increased interest rates, and weakening of relative pricing of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) as contributors.
Expanding a lender’s pipelines of long-term locks allows them to access new sources of production a grow their businesses. This whitepaper will address MCT’s approach to conceptualizing the different risks associated with long-term locks and then hedging the exposure by using TBA forward contracts and/or exchange-traded options.
MCT Wins PROGRESS in Lending Association’s 2018 Innovation Award for its New Bid Auction Manager™ (BAM) Whole Loan Trading Technology
SAN DIEGO, Calif, April 18, 2018 – PROGRESS in Lending Association presented MCT with its annual Innovation Award for the rapid adoption and impact of its Bid Auction Manager™ (BAM) within the whole loan trading market. Judges scored applications using a weighted scale that focuses on each innovation’s overall industry significance, originality, positive change on the industry, intangible efficiencies gained, and hard return on investment.
Explore why hedging MSRs is practiced and what significant risks and costs can be accrued by not hedging MSRs. By busting the common myths and bringing this complex topic down to earth, we hope to equip the reader with the confidence needed to take the first step for their own business. Use the Hedging Barometer tool to know if you should hedge MSRs and when is the best time to begin.
Learn how you can improve your margins regardless of market move through mandatory trading from experts in the field in our panel recap. Greatly increase your industry knowledge and outlook on future capital markets trends and mandatory trading using this article.
Learn the perspectives of top capital markets leaders on the future direction of the housing market, interest rates, market volatility, and the economy as a whole in the wake of tax reform. This Economic Outlook Panel recap is from the February 6, 2018 TMBA Southern Secondary Market Conference and features MCT’s COO Phil Rasori along with other industry experts.