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October 11, 2012
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  • Residential foreclosures fall to 5-year low in U.S.: Easing fears that a flood of lender-owned homes might cripple the U.S. housing recovery, residential foreclosures fell to 180,427 properties in September, 16% below the figure for September 2011, data provider RealtyTrac said. Foreclosures have declined nine quarters in a row. USA TODAY (10/11), Bloomberg (10/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Libor is expected to lose prominence as industry shifts
    Although pending measures should provide more transparency and accountability, the London Interbank Offered Rate is expected to lose its status as a key derivatives benchmark. The shift is expected to be gradual because of complexities in changing existing contracts and adopting standards. The Trade News (U.K.) (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Moody's warns against CMBS issued by JPMorgan Chase
    Moody’s Investors Service warned commercial mortgage backed-securities investors that the ratings on a bond deal from JPMorgan Chase are too high because there isn’t enough cushion for losses. The CMBS was rated by Standard & Poor’s. Bloomberg (10/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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