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Industry Trends: Economic & MBS Market Outlook 2019 (Whitepaper)

Industry Trends: Economic & MBS Market Outlook 2019 (Whitepaper)

In this whitepaper by Bill Berliner, Director of Analytics, we explore the current events and trends that have the greatest power to impact the secondary market in 2019. What changes to interest rates are expected? What influence might those changes have on volumes? Learn the answers to these questions and more.

Webinar: 5 Ways to Improve Profitability in the Current Market

Webinar: 5 Ways to Improve Profitability in the Current Market

Register and attend on February 20, 2019 at 11AM Pacific for actionable tactics that address both short and long-term profitability. The webinar will be moderated by Chris Anderson, CAO of MCT, and feature panelists James Deitch, CEO and Co-Founder of TeraVerde, and Bill Berliner, Director of Analytics at MCT.

MCT Announces Bid Pricing on Open Pipelines in Collaboration with Leading Investors

MCT Announces Bid Pricing on Open Pipelines in Collaboration with Leading Investors

Lenders using MCT’s loan pipeline management software, MCTlive!, received bid tape pricing at the loan level on their open pipeline in year-end mark-to-market reports, a major improvement over the rate sheet and direct trade pricing typically used for this purpose and the first step in addressing a recent crisis in derivative asset pipeline valuation.

MCT Exchange 2018 Recap

MCT Exchange 2018 Recap

Despite two full days of rain, returning attendees have said that this year’s MCT Exchange was still the best one yet! Rain or shine (but mostly shine), the MCT Exchange is hosted every year in San Diego, inviting MCT clients, vendor partners, and staff to share...

New Bid Tape AOT Executions Explained (Webinar Recap)

New Bid Tape AOT Executions Explained (Webinar Recap)

Join us in this educational post as we recap the best information on these new delivery options introduced in our industry webinar on October 11th, 2018. “Under the right conditions, bid tape AOT offers a prescriptive economic value over other executions.”

Industry Trends: What Caused Lender Profit Margin Compression?

Industry Trends: What Caused Lender Profit Margin Compression?

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.

Whitepaper: How to Manage Long-Term Interest Rate Locks

Whitepaper: How to Manage Long-Term Interest Rate Locks

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

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.

Intro to Hedging a MSR Portfolio | Servicing Insights Vol. 7

Intro to Hedging a MSR Portfolio | Servicing Insights Vol. 7

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.