Rhinecliff Real Estate News
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3 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
A Manhattan apartment has sold for $16 million, according to real-estate agent Miriam H. Weingarten of Charles Rutenberg, who represented the purchaser. Listed for $16.9 million in May with Marlene Marcus of Brown Harris Stevens, the four-bedroom condo is on the 34th-floor of the Park Laurel on West 63rd Street. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via Jurist
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp [official website] brought suit in 2012 against five defendants: Credit Suisse Group , Deutsche Bank , Royal Bank of Scotland Group , UBS and HSBC [corporate websites]. The suit was filed on allegations that the banks violated a federal securities law when selling $140.5 million in mortgage-backed securities in 2007 and 2008 to two banks that later failed as a result, Citizens National Bank and Strategic Capital Bank. Comment?
Dec 6, 2016 | via Reuters
The New York attorney general's office is investigating reverse-mortgage servicing companies, including a unit of the bank Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin ran, according to a person familiar with the matter. Financial Freedom, a unit of OneWest bank, is being probed over alleged complaints it deliberately targeted seniors with dementia and other memory-loss related issues, among other things, the person said. Comment?
Yesterday | via Reuters
Jan 18 A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp against five banks including Credit Suisse Group AG stemming from the sales of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled that a lower-court judge had erred in dismissing the FDIC lawsuit, which also named units of HSBC Holdings Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, UBS AG and Deutsche Bank AG as defendants. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Armonk Daily Voice
A bold move by American business magnate Warren Buffett shook up the Hudson Valley real estate industry Tuesday when his company, HomeServices of America, Inc., acquired Houlihan Lawrence. Houlihan Lawrence serves Westchester, Fairfield, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster counties of New York and Connecticut with 1,300 sales associates operating in 30 sales offices. Comment?
3 min ago | via Fredericksburg.com
In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiles as he leaves Trump Tower in New York. Perry was for "all of the above" on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Comment?
4 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
It's Inauguration Day Friday for one of the biggest influencers in Canadian personal finance, U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. In 2017, your financial well-being will be driven to an unprecedented extent by factors outside Canada. Comment?
4 min ago | via NWAonline
Energy Secretary-designate Rick Perry is criticizing a Trump transition team questionnaire seeking the names of those who worked on Obama administration climate policy efforts. Here's what Perry says: "I didn't approve it. Comment?
5 min ago | via KQED
In a tense hearing Thursday morning, the new administration's Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin faced scrutiny from Democratic senators concerned about him profiting handsomely off homeowners who lost their homes during the housing crisis. Mnuchin, whose career includes a 17-year stint at Goldman Sachs and Hollywood movie production, won early praise from Republicans. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Republic
Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, on Thursday defended his handling of thousands of foreclosures during the height of the financial crisis, saying he had worked hard to assist homeowners to refinance so they could keep their homes. "Since I was first nominated to serve as Treasury secretary, I have been maligned as taking advantage of others' hardships in order to earn a buck," he said in testimony at his confirmation hearing. Comment?
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