MCT⭐Star Newsletter: October 2022, Issue 19


• Articles & Press Releases • Whitepapers & Webinars
• Events & Conferences • Did You Know?

MCT Star October 2022: Spooky Season is Here

And by spooky, we mean how are we already in Q4? MCT is gearing up to end the year on a high note with a push to provide lenders with the most actionable secondary market education in the industry.

No need to get scared, we are bringing back MCT University. MCT University is a client-exclusive webinar series that provides key information on market trends and technology training.

Let us know if you have a topic you would like to recommend!

MCT Market Volatility Blog: Hedging Strategies for the Current Environment
There exists no perfect crystal ball to tell us where the market is going and no way to know if we have reached the peak in rates. However, there are ways to squeeze every basis point possible out of your production…Read more…

Inc. 5000 Ranks MCT® on its 2022 Fastest Growing Private Companies List Again
Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), was named by Inc. 5000 to its 2022 list of winners for the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. MCT ranked number 4713 with three-year sales growth of 90% percent…Read more…

The MCT Review: Market Commentary Week of September 2, 2022
In addition to raising the overnight Fed funds rate, the Fed is exiting the MBS and security purchase space as it wraps up QE4. The Fed will reduce its asset holdings by not reinvesting the funds received from maturing securities into new securities as it has been doing over the past two years…Read more…

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: August 2022 Rate Lock Data
We are pleased to present to you the August MCTlive! Rate Lock Indices, a snapshot of rate lock volume activity in the residential mortgage industry. MCT’s rate lock activity indices are based on actual locked loans, not applications, and are therefore a more accurate indication…Read more…

The MCT Review: Market Commentary Week of September 9, 2022
This year’s run up the coupon stack has led to the destruction of both purchase supply and refinance demand, which has drastically reduced prepayment activity. The Fed’s QE4 created a refinance bonanza in 2020 and 2021, but with the Fed leaving the MBS purchase space next week for the foreseeable future…Read more…

MCT is Ready to Assist with Your Q3 MSR Portfolio Valuation
It's time to see how the market has affected the fair value of your portfolio during this third quarter of the year. With MCT’s portfolio valuations, you’ll receive an in-depth report on how Q3 has affected your portfolio…Read more…

The MCT Review: Market Commentary Week of September 16, 2022
There are the unfortunate costs of reducing inflation (higher interest rates, slower growth, and softer labor market conditions) that will bring some pain to households and businesses. The Fed wants to see demand destruction, not just an improvement on the supply side…Read more…

The MCT Review: Market Commentary Week of September 23, 2022
The phrase “Don’t fight the Fed” was first introduced in the 70’s (a lovely time for inflation lovers) and for most of the last few decades, the phrase meant that the Fed has the market's back and investors are rewarded for keeping their feet on the gas pedal…Read more…

Forbes Feature: Mortgage Points: A Solution To Home Affordability?
Recently, MCT's COO, Phil Rasori, authored a piece for Forbes Finance titled "Mortgage Points: A Solution To Home Affordability?" In this article, Mr. Rasori shares the strategy of buying mortgage discount points in order to lower a mortgage buyer's interest rate…Read more…

Whitepapers & Webinars

Benefits of MCTlive! Integrations with Fannie Mae
In this webinar, MCT’s Phil Rasori and Paul Yarbrough team up with Fannie Mae’s Mike Toner to discuss the features of MCTlive! integrations with Fannie Mae technology and the benefits to mutual customers…Read more…

MCT Webinar – The Power of Effective Cost Management in a Rapidly Contracting Market… How to Win.
Doug Duncan, Chief Economist of Fannie Mae notes that cost-cutting and talent management are lenders’ top priorities right now, for the first time in over 5 years. Teraverde’s Jim Deitch will join MCT’s Tom Farmer with three innovative strategies for cost control and to simultaneously manage talent productivity…Read more…

MCT Webinar – QE to QT: Current Market Recommendations
In this webinar, MCT’s Phil Rasori, Andrew Rhodes, Justin Grant, and Paul Yarbrough will debrief and analyze recent market activity and provide key recommendations. …Read more…

Upcoming Events & Conferences

Events and conferences are slowly making a comeback after two years of uncertainty. See where MCT is heading and schedule a meeting with us. We would love to catch up!
Event Date Location Meet with Us
MBA NJ Mid-Atlantic Conference of Mortgage Bankers and Brokers (Residential Portion) 10/18 – 10/20 Atlantic City, NJ ★ Schedule a Meeting
MBA Annual Conference and Expo 10/23 – 10/26 Nashville, TN ★ Schedule a Meeting
IMN MSR Conference 11/14 – 11/15 New York, New York ★ Schedule a Meeting

Schedule a meeting with us today. We would love to connect. Want to see other events industry events? Visit our event calendar!

View MCT’s Event Calendar

Did You Know?

MCT is partnering with Agile Trading Technologies in Nashville, TN

Come meet with MCT and Agile Trading Technologies at the MBA Annual Conference. We would love to connect with you at our meeting space on October 24 and 25 at the Country Music Hall of Fame Grand Foyer, 4th Fl, located at 222 Rep. John Lewis Way S., Nashville, TN 37203.

We have a lot to share with you such as MSRlive! 2.0 and it’s new functionalities to help you review and adjust over 400 inputs for an extremely accurate portfolio valuation and the benefits of MCTlive! with its integrations with Fannie Mae.

Music City Meet and Greet