Allstate sues JPMorgan Chase over sale of toxic RMBS

Allstate Sues JP Morgan, WaMu and Bear Stearns Over Sale of RMBS Posted on February 22, 2011 On February 16, 2011, several Allstate Insurance entities filed a complaint against a number of JP Morgan, Washington Mutual and Bear Stearns entities and certain Washington Mutual directors and officers in the Southern District of New York.

National foreclosure inventory drops: LPS The states with the lowest foreclosure-inventory rates in October were Wyoming. pointing to a recent uptick in delinquencies and drops in borrowers’ credit scores. According to LPS, a large share.PropertyRadar: California real estate market stuck in low gear California’s housing market remains stuck in a standstill, with August’s sales numbers showing a weakening market. According to PropertyRadar’s August Real Property Report, California single.

In a recent opinion, the Supreme Court of Delaware held that a mortgage holder must be entitled to enforce the underlying obligation that secures the mortgage in order to foreclose on the mortgage. As.

Fresh off asking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to give it supervisory authority over the nation’s largest credit unions, the National Credit Union Administration announced a major.

Allstate Sues JPMorgan For Mortgage backed securities fraud. Generally they claim they were mislead somehow on the quality of MBS portfolios that the banks sold to them. We’ll pub the complaint when availble. Meanwhile, here’s the docket:

RealtyTrac’s Sharga: Banks still holding 70% of REO from market Lenders brace for QM PropertyRadar: California real estate market stuck in low gear Hawaii, California, and Oregon were among the least affordable states for buyers, according to National Association of Realtors research. As a result, home ownership rates are stuck at near. to get.A recent report from Zillow.com found that the typical discount for bank-owned properties, compared with a traditionally sold home, averaged 20% to 30%. According to separate data from RealtyTrac, an online marketplace of foreclosure properties, the average discount on bank-owned properties was 34% in the first quarter.

JPMorgan Chase CEO on youth initiative, being a political target JPMorgan Chase has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over mortgages issued before the real estate collapse that have since soured, Allstate sues banks over.

 · Judges Shira Scheindlin and Lewis Kaplan accepted the proposition that investors can sue alleged aiders and abettors for RICO because they can’t otherwise sue them for securities law violations. 4. Back in February 2011, JPMorgan Chase was sued by Allstate insurance company for fraud, claiming the bank knowingly sold a poor-quality product.

PIMCO’s Gross Sees Government Backing of Mortgages Undesirable but Necessary MSR sale lifts Wells Fargo stock combined dividends and deemed dividend upon redemption and full repayment of TARP preferred stock. “In 2010 Wells Fargo saw solid growth in a variety of businesses, with record net income for the full year as well as the fourth quarter,” said Chairman and ceo john stumpf. “As the U.S. economy showedYour lead paragraph: The U.S. government is prepared to lend more than $7.4 trillion on behalf of American taxpayers, or half the value of everything produced in the nation last year, to rescue the.

Insurance giant Allstate is suing JPMorgan Chase and subsidiaries Bear Stearns and Washington Mutual for fraudulently selling the insurer more than $750 million in residential mortgage-backed.

Americans outlook on housing defies overall economic pessimism Lenders brace for QM One thing for sure is that US banks are holding on to more cash and locking in longer-term financing as they brace themselves for the consequences. home equity, and student loans). promoting from.American growth pessimism may be overdone. It is certainly complex but I think recent research may be pointing to a more optimistic outlook than that suggested by Gordon.. The Financial.

A Kentucky-based bank that lost at least $14 million on mortgage-backed securities failed to read documents associated with the investment and didn’t give enough specifics to sustain claims of fraud.

 · The Federal Reserve ordered the 19 largest U.S. banks to test their capital levels against a scenario of renewed recession with unemployment rising above 11 percent, said two people with knowledge of the review. The banks stress-tested the performance of their.

A.G. Schneiderman-led State & Federal Working Group announces billion settlement With JPMorgan Chase .. resolve federal and state civil claims arising out of the packaging, marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) by JPMorgan, Bear Stearns and.