The Great Inflation vs. 2024: Analysis & New Tools for the Current Market [MCT Webinar]
This webinar from November 16 at 11AM Pacific has concluded. Please view the recording below.
The size and duration of this year’s MBS market deterioration and the associated run up in rates is unique in recent decades, and continues to surprise watchers with its durability.
In this webinar, Phil Rasori and Andrew Rhodes will share analysis on the current market, comparison to relevant historical precedent, and new MCT software functionality to equip lenders in this challenging market.
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About the Webinar:
In this webinar, Phil Rasori and Andrew Rhodes share analysis on the current market, comparison to relevant historical precedent, and new MCT software functionality to equip lenders in this challenging market.
- Current MBS Market Overview
- Comparison to Historical Precedent: “The Great Inflation”
- MCT Vigilance & Support for Clients
- High-Coupon Illiquidity Analysis & Indication Tools
- Outer Month Liquidity & New 4th Month TBA Trading
- What to Look for Moving Forward
About the Webinar Presenters:
Phil Rasori, Chief Operating Officer, MCT
Mr. Rasori is a recognized thought-leader in capital markets operations within the mortgage banking community. His areas of expertise include complex financial modeling, computational dynamics, and linear programming for operational optimization. He developed the ground-breaking mortgage pipeline hedging algorithms that form the foundation of MCT’s HALO Program today. He has also pioneered several metrics that have become standard industry parlance, including “beta pull-through” factors. In addition to banking clients, Mr. Rasori has consulted with GSE agencies and the US Government on hedging best practices for community banks. Mr. Rasori has functionally led MCT operations since 2005 and ascended to his current role as COO in 2007.
Mr. Rasori is a graduate of University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.S. in Management Science.
Andrew Rhodes, Senior Director, Head of Trading, MCT
Mr. Rhodes began his career with MCT in 2005 as the company’s first dedicated loan sale specialist. He initially created investor specific models to accurately produce market based mandatory pricing for all pricing aspects in MCT including rate sheet generation, best executions, and fair market valuations. During the years following his hire, his role was redefined to include client pipeline risk management. Over the years he was able to grow with the company gaining skills and experience in multiple fields in secondary. He was soon after named as SVP of Trading. As a part of his daily operations he has been responsible for overseeing the risk management and loan sale execution for many of MCT’s clients. Outside of the daily operations, Mr. Rhodes has been instrumental in helping to roll out MCTlive’s BAM Platform among many of the other new initiatives at MCT.
Mr. Rhodes graduated from the University of California, San Diego, and holds a B.A. in Economics.