Mortgage Duration

Business / Finance / Mortgage Duration: A modification of standard duration to account for the impact on duration of MBS of changes in prepayment speed resulting from changes in interest rates.

Mortgage-Backed Security

Business / Taxes / Mortgage-Backed Security: Mortgage-backed securities are created when the sponsor buys up mortgages from lenders, pools them, and packages them for sale to the public, a process known as securitization. The securities are avai MORE

Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS)

Business / Real Estate / Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS): A security guaranteed by pools of mortgages and used to channel funds from securities markets to housing markets. Ginnie Mae has a popular MBS program recognized for its low risk and high yield. The G MORE

Mortgage-Backed Securities Clearing Corporation (MBSCC)

Business / Finance / Mortgage-Backed Securities Clearing Corporation (MBSCC): A wholly owned subsidiary of the Midwest Stock Exchange that operates a clearing service for the comparison, netting, and margining of agency-guaranteed MBS transacted for forward delivery. MORE

Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)

Business / Finance / Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Investment instruments backed by a pool of mortgage loans. MORE

Mortgage Revenue Bonds

Business / Real Estate / Mortgage Revenue Bonds: A type of tax-exempt industrial development bond offered by state and local governments through their housing financing agencies. MORE

Mortgage Servicing

Business / Finance / Mortgage Servicing: The collection of monthly payments and penalties, record keeping, payment of insurance and taxes, and possible settlement of default, involved with a mortgage loan. MORE

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