Higher defaults in 4Q follow storms and historic low rates

In the US, the speculative-grade default rate finished the fourth quarter at 2.8%, down from 3.3% in the prior quarter and 3.7% at the end of 2017. Our model forecasts the US rate to rise to 3.4%.

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Web Log – March, 2008 summary. country of Iceland may be close to financial default In an emergency move, Iceland’s central bank raised interest rates to 15%. Iceland’s central bank raised interest rates by 1.25% this week to a record 15%, in an effort to support the.

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High-yield default rates have started to diverged away from debt levels since 2011. One answer "might be supplied by the ever increasing globalization of U.S. businesses where the more relevant.

Slower price growth helps homebuyers, hurts underwater mortgages The first-time homebuyer tax credit, launched in 2008 and expired in 2010, was a bailout after the housing crash and boosted home sales and prices. CNBC’s "Squawk Box," first pointed to a stronger.

levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates including the Euro/U.S. Dollar exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax

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The net effect is that in just over a year typical mortgage rates have gone from closer to 1 per cent to closer to 2 per cent, an effective doubling. You ain’t seen nothing yet. The natural question then is – how high can SIBOR and hence mortgage rates go? If history is any guide, much, much higher.

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CMBS delinquency rates improve, except for retail property loans People on the move: May 17 CMBS Delinquencies Fall In US Even As Retail Stumbles – Law360, New York (October 9, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT) — The rate of delinquencies among U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities fell to 4.46 percent in September despite the retail sector’s posting an.Manhattan homebuyers make fewest first-quarter deals since 2009 Falling home prices coupled with new appraisal rules have scuttled many deals. And, lenders have jacked up interest rates and down payment levels for high-priced mortgages. Since. first quarter of.

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