Citi earnings plummet amid $7B RMBS settlement

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Citi earnings plummet amid $7B RMBS settlement The U.S. government is expected to announce that Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial.

Attorney general eric holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced today that the Department of Justice has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America Corporation – the largest civil settlement with a single entity in American history – to resolve federal and state claims against Bank of America and its former and current subsidiaries, including Countrywide.

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The settlement includes a statement of facts, in which the bank has acknowledged that it sold billions of dollars of RMBS without disclosing to investors key facts about the quality of the securitized loans. When the RMBS collapsed, investors, including federally insured financial institutions, suffered billions of dollars in losses.

Amid the tough industry backdrop and huge litigation settlements in second-quarter 2014, most of the banks reported last week succeeded in outpacing the earnings estimates with their cost-control measures and better-than-expected top-line growth. This trend has been particularly evident in the.

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Citigroup Inc. (C), The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) and UBS AG (UBS) have agreed to pay $235 million to resolve claims in a lawsuit over residential mortgage-backed securities (rmbs) issued by.

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The settlement with the US Justice Department relates to residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS. Chase, Citigroup and Barclays. Goldman already announced in January when the agreement was.

U.S. Bank NA, along with units of Deutsche Bank AG and HSBC Holdings PLC, on Friday asked a New York judge to sign off on a $1.1 billion residential mortgage-backed securities settlement with.