JPMorgan getting back in the RMBS game

Jamie Dimon (credit: Dudek1337 via Wikipedia) From the New York website: JPMorgan Chase is dipping back into the mortgage-backed securities market in the banking giant’s first “house transaction” since the financial crisis. JPMorgan is expected to price a new residential mortgage-backed securities deal, which would pass along most of the credit risk on $1.9 billion…

Airbnb’s political fights around the world

Clockwise from top left: San Francisco, Paris, Jersey City and Tokyo From the New York March issue: Airbnb’s worldwide reach is unquestionable. The short-term rental company operates in more than 34,000 markets across the globe. But not all cities treat it the same way. Some, like New York and San Francisco, have fought Airbnb head on, setting significant limits…