Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Sep 24 2007 | 11:47am ET
Alternative investments giant Fortress Investment Group is cutting off its sub-prime pipeline just over a year after buying sub-prime lender Nationstar Mortgage.
Nationstar suspended new loan applications from brokers as of Friday. The decision does not affect the $10 billion in sub-prime loans the company services. Also, the company said any approved applications will be honored.
Fortress bought Dallas-based Nationstar last July from homebuilder Centex Corp.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...