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Treasury Secretary Sets the Tone Ahead of Climate Summit

In coordination with the celebration of Earth Day, the Biden administration is hosting 40 world leaders in Washington, D.C., for the Leaders Summit on Climate taking place April 22 and 23. The goal of the Summit is to underscore the urgent need for stronger climate action and highlight the economic benefits of doing so "with a strong emphasis on job creation, and the importance of ensuring all communities and workers benefit from the transition to a new clean energy economy."

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SFA Submits Response to CFPB on QM Seasoned Loan NPRM

On October 1, SFA submitted a response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for QM Loan Seasoning.

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SFA Submits Feedback on Capital Markets Advisory Forum to the EU Commission

On Tuesday, June 30, SFA submitted feedback on the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union High Level Forum Report.

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World Bank forecasts project first global poverty increase since 1998

On Monday, the World Bank predicted that 2020 would see the first increase in global poverty since 1998.

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Consumers begin to return to a recovering China

As China experiences a sharp drop in coronavirus cases, its consumers begin to cautiously return to malls and restaurants.

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Fed may update 2008 crisis playbook in response to global market rout

In an effort to mitigate and contain any economic shock from the coronavirus, the Fed may need to turn to and update its crisis-era playbook.

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Isolation of China due to the Coronavirus Has Impact on Economy

The Coronavirus, which began in China, has infected more than 17,000 people, causing the U.S. and Europe to block visitors from China and screen returning citizens. As one of the world’s largest economies comes to a standstill, the impact on the economy is significant.

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Global Slowdown Presents Possible Risk to Economy

Over the past year, the global economy has grown at its slowest rate since the financial crisis – a development that is exacerbated by the slowing of housing markets across the world.

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SFA CEO to Speak at IMN’s China Securitization Conference

SFA CEO Michael Bright will speak at the Information Management Network’s (IMN) Global Investors’ Conference on Securitization in China, taking place from March 27th through March 28th in Beijing.

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Trade Deal Between the U.S. and China Does Little for Homebuilders

On Wednesday, January 15, President Trump signed a “Phase One” trade deal with China that will reduce some tariffs, but, ultimately, do little for America’s homebuilders according to the National Association of Realtors.