Bank of America's corporate center in Charlotte, N.C.
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January 7, 2013 The agreement resolves claims against the bank about mortgage-backed securities it sold before the housing bust. Many weren't worth what was promised. Also today, BofA and other banks are expectd to settle claims related to alleged foreclosure abuses.
A "bank owned" sign in front of a home in Miami last October.
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August 10, 2012 The new rules would help eliminate surprises and make the mortgage loan process easier to understand, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says. It's also moving to give homeowners more protection when mortgage companies try to foreclose.
August 23, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, entrepreneurship in a bad economy, and columnist Cynthia Tucker leaves her post. In the second hour, Randall Kennedy on his book, The Persistence of the Color Line, and economics professor Viral Acharya argues for an end to tax deductions for mortgage interest.
June 29, 2011 Institutional investors said that BofA's Countrywide unit ran up fees as it continued to service bad loans that should have been foreclosed.
June 24, 2010 The good news is that mortgage rates are at historic lows. The bad news is that millions of people can't benefit.
June 16, 2010 SEC charges fraud by one-time mortgage mogul.
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