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Standard and Poor’s Settles Ratings Methodology and Practices Misconduct Charges with the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that they had settled with Standard and Poor’s (S&P) on charges of fraudulent […]

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January 21, 2015 | Categories: Hide "view original document", Home Page - Thought Leadership Article, Structured Products

The NAIC’s New Year’s Resolution for 2013: A New RMBS Model?

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will be releasing their 2012 model recovery values for the non-agency residential mortgage […]

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December 19, 2012 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

CMBS 2.0 – Not Quite the Improvement We Were Hoping For

CMBS 2.0 – Not Quite the Improvement We Were Hoping For Commercial mortgage backed security issuance has rebounded dramatically since […]

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December 21, 2011 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

Universal Refinance Wave vs. Gradual HARP Changes

Agency Mortgage Backed Security prepayments have been a topic of concern for mortgage market investors. Will there be a universal […]

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December 2, 2011 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

BankAmerica Agrees to Pay $8.5 Billion to Settle Mortgage Loan Litigation

On June 29, 2011, BankAmerica announced that they had reached an agreement to make an $8.5 billion cash payment to […]

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June 30, 2011 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

Reforming America’s Housing Market – GSE Reform Proposal

Reforming America’s Housing Market – GSE Reform Proposal The much anticipated Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) Reform Proposal to stabilize the future […]

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March 30, 2011 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

Loan Modifications to Lead the Way Forward for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities

Loan Modifications to Lead the Way Forward for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities During the past year, The U.S. economy improved […]

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March 18, 2011 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

Foreclosure Moratorium: A Fly in the Housing Ointment

Following GMAC’s (Ally Financial) announcement that it was suspending foreclosures in states that follow a judicial foreclosure process, JPMorgan Chase, […]

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October 15, 2010 | Categories: Structured Products

Practical Methods for Valuing Fixed Income Securities to Derive a Fair Value Estimate

Executive Summary As the reverberations from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis continue to impact the economy, capital markets and ultimately structured […]

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February 25, 2010 | Categories: Accounting & Tax Updates, Industry Insight, Structured Products

Chameleons of the Fixed Income Market

Just as chameleons change their appearance to protect themselves against predators in the harsh environment, so too has the unsecured […]

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July 2, 2007 | Categories: Industry Insight, Structured Products

What Kind of Insurer Are You?

The kind of business your company underwrites will determine many aspects of your investment approach.

Property & Casualty

AAM can help you find the right mix of taxable and tax-exempt assets to generate the optimal after-tax net income.
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Life

AAM's expertise in asset/liability modeling can help you maximize the spread between income and crediting rates.
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Health

AAM can help you navigate a changing environment with appropriate liquidity.
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Captive

AAM can provide the advice and industry experience to help you make the right decisions for your members.
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Finally…The Year for Higher Rates? AAM’s Investment Outlook

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