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Senators Urge Agencies to Make Volcker Rule Changes

Led by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), seven Republican senators today endorsed efforts to revisit the Volcker Rule and urged the agencies to go beyond their proposed policy changes in making fixes to the complex rule.

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FHFA Proposal Would Align GSEs’ Practices for TBA-Eligible MBS

As Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continue moving toward a single security, the Federal Housing Finance Agency today issued a proposed rule directing the GSEs to harmonize their programs, policies and practices that affect the prepayment rates of to-be-announced-eligible mortgage-backed securities.

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