Standard & Poor’s Launches New Data Feed Delivering U.S. Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) Loan-Level Data

New York (PRWEB) October 28, 2009

Standard & Poor’s Fixed Income Risk Management Services (FIRMS), an analytics and research unit separate from S&P’s ratings business that delivers solutions to help investors perform greater due diligence on the financial instruments in their portfolios, today announced the availability of a new data feed for investors that can help them evaluate exposure and risk in the U.S. RMBS market.

Standard & Poor’s Global Data Solutions — U.S. RMBS Edition provides investors with loan-level subprime loan performance data, as well as Alternative-A, Prime Jumbo and additional collateral types. The data feed’s granular loan-level data includes static origination details as well as dynamic performance data, including delinquency status, current balance, current interest rate and more. Robust data quality standards and metrics have been established to maximize the accuracy of the data. The monthly data feed will provide users with detailed performance information within a few days of availability. Additionally, Standard & Poor’s is planning to include in the feed the American Securitization Forum’s ASF LINC, a unique loan identifier applied at the loan level and intended to help identify and track mortgages throughout their lifetime as they are bought, sold, and securitized.

“In today’s environment, it is essential for investors to have access to granular and timely loan-level data,” said David Goldstein, Managing Director. “Because S&P collects much of this information for our own research and analysis, we recognized that we could further assist investors track month-to-month loan performance, identify loan default trends, and monitor performance pools at a deal-level by giving them access to Standard & Poor’s Global Data Solutions –U.S. RMBS data.”

The U.S. RMBS Edition is available through Standard & Poor’s Global Data Solutions, a robust data platform that brings together a comprehensive series of discrete data classes for investors and third-party distributors. Investors can select the type of feed they would like to receive based on their individual needs: the universe feed or a deal-based or loan-based sub-set of the U.S. RMBS Edition.

For more information, please call toll free 1-877-SPCLIENT, Option 2 or send an email to

About Standard & Poor’s

Standard & Poor’s, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world’s foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With offices in 23 countries and markets, Standard & Poor’s is an essential part of the world’s financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for nearly 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit

About Standard & Poor’s Fixed Income Risk Management Services

Standard & Poor’s Fixed Income Risk Management Services delivers a portfolio of products and services to investors that serve the global financial markets by providing market intelligence and analytic insight for risk driven investment analysis, including for the debt, structured finance, derivative, and credit markets.

Standard & Poor’s Fixed Income Risk Management Services are performed separately from any other analytic activity of Standard & Poor’s. The unit has no access to non- public information received by other units of Standard & Poor’s. Standard & Poor’s does not trade on its own account.

Media Contact:

Michael Privitera

Standard & Poor’s Communications


# # #

Altos Research and 1010data Partner to Deliver Real-time Real Estate Data to the Financial Community

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 8, 2011

Altos Research, the premier provider of real-time real estate data, announced at the American Securitization Forum 2011 the availability of their market analytics data via the industry leading 1010data platform. Launched in 2006, Altos Research tracks the leading indicators for residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) default risk, loan-to-value (LTV) adjustments, and forecasting asset valuations on over 20,000 zip codes across the U.S., offering analytics and forward valuation models that are updated weekly with three, six, and 12-month forecasting horizons.

We monitor the real estate market in real-time and this lets us offer the most accurate market forecasting available, said Scott Sambucci, vice president of sales and analytics, Altos Research. By making our data available on the powerful 1010data platform, we will be able to reach more customers via their hosted service.

With decades of Wall Street experience, 1010data understands the data management and analytical needs of financial services institutions, and knows how to provide solutions that make it easy to manage and analyze large volumes of data for a business-critical advantage. The company combines the power of a high-performance back-end database with a Web-based, front-end user interface, empowering financial institutions with the tools they need to analyze, manage and present data. Optionally delivered as a service, the solution is implemented quickly so that companies experience high speed-to-value and very rapid ROI.

“The unique Altos Research data perfectly complements our list of hosted MBS datasets,” said Greg Munves, executive vice president, 1010data. “Access to real-time data is of growing importance to our customers, and allows them to do more timely analysis.”

Altos Research data is now available via the 1010data platform, for more information please visit 1010data.

ASF 2011

Altos is participating in the American Securitization Forum 2011 at the Orlando World Center Marriott February 6 9th. The company is providing demonstrations of the AltosEvaluate FVM at booth #108. To schedule a demonstration, please contact Scott Sambucci at 888.819.7775.

About Altos Research

Altos Research is the premier provider of real-time real estate information. As the only national source of primary research in the active housing market, Altos Research produces unique statistics, leading indicators, and web applications used for analysis. Altos watches the active housing market, about two million properties each week, in 20,000 zip codes, and calculates price changes, supply and demand statistics and market psychology statistics for local market understanding. Altos clients are anyone with exposure to real estate; financial institutions, investors, and thousands of real estate professionals around the country. For more information visit

# # #

More Securitization Press Releases

SunGard Expands MarketMap to Include Global Fixed Income Data

New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011

SunGard has added global fixed income data to its MarketMap market data solution, which provides flexible, cost-efficient access to global, real-time and historical data, news and analytics. The fixed income data is provided by Interactive Data, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions.

MarketMap now includes global coverage of more than three million fixed income securities including corporate debt, high yield securities, government and agency debt, securitized debt, municipal debt, money market securities, and hybrid securities worldwide.

SunGards MarketMap offers real-time access to price information, news, analysis and financial calculators. The MarketMap terminal and data feed provide decision support for trading, research, risk management, portfolio management and advisory functions within financial institutions. MarketMap also provides data integration tools for software vendors, news organizations and third-party aggregators.

Robert Jeanbart, global head of market data and information services for SunGards technology, deployment and distribution business, said, We are continuously expanding the content and coverage of MarketMap with high-quality data to support our customers in expanding their businesses both geographically and across multi-asset classes. The addition of global fixed income data in MarketMap is a part of our focused investment in MarketMaps solution portfolio to offer enhanced functionality and data as well as leverage synergies with other SunGard solutions.

About SunGards MarketMap

A suite of global market data solutions, SunGards MarketMap offers real-time access to price information, news, analysis and financial calculators. The MarketMap terminal and data feed provide decision support for trading, research, risk management, portfolio management and advisory functions within financial institutions. Market Map also provides data integration tools for software vendors, news organizations and third-party aggregators.

About SunGard

SunGard is one of the worlds leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue of about $ 5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. Look for us wherever the mission is critical. For more information, visit

Trademark Information: SunGard, the SunGard logo and MarketMap are trademarks or registered trademarks of SunGard Data Systems Inc. or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. All other trade names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.


Thetica Systems Demonstrates Enhanced Data Integration Tools at ASF 2012

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2012

Traders, investors and ABS market participants at the upcoming ASF 2012 convention will be able to test drive the fastest system available for ABS data integration between multiple internal and external deal and loan-level data providers. System users benefit from full transparency on their ABS, CDO, CLO, CMBS and RMBS investments, accessing a single, very efficient data repository for information from many sources.

Thetica Systems is proud to participate in ASF 2012, the largest capital markets conference in the world with over 4500 registrants, where the most relevant topics and challenges relating to the securitization industry will be addressed.

“Structured finance market participants need systems that provide transparency and drilling depth into securities, as well as tools to enable them to apply their own opinion to these securities,” said CEO Ariel Yankilevich. “They no longer have to waste precious time and money waiting for data, or tie up computing resources for hours to get vital information. ABS Trader Tools integrates a wide variety of data providers seamlessly, providing bond analytics at lightning speed.”

Thetica Systems’ ABS Trader Tools is a high performance suite of tools that boosts productivity for ABS, CMBS, CLO, CDO and CDS traders and analysts. Recent enhancements include:

ReREMIC support: automatic selection of scenarios, ability to run child deal at both deal and group level, system can run CLOs (including setting Reinvestment Profile rules) and CMBS at asset level.
CLO support: ability to enter assumptions for each asset class and accurate handling of re-investment criteria.
CMBS support: easy search for assets by criteria and full integration between vector functions and bond analytics.
Portfolio support: yields for multiple scenarios and stress analysis and enhanced price-yield grids.
Screener functionality: access to the entire US RMBS universe to screen by analytical values, aggregate metrics, and other characteristics.

Those interested in scheduling a live demonstration online or on-site should contact 727-724-4182 or visit Thetica Systems for more information.

Thetica – from the Greek letter “theta” which means Thought, Life Force and Reason and the word “etica” which means Ethics. Thought, reason and ethics are essential elements of any successful business and commitment to this concept is embedded in the company’s name. Three companies now operate under the Thetica brand.

About Thetica Systems: As Wall Street securitization pioneers, Thetica Systems understands the needs of ABS market participants. Its clients include investment banks, hedge funds, capital management, brokers, dealers, and others that invest in or monitor structured finance securities, with users from traders and trading desks, research and product controllers to risk managers, regulatory reporting and IT. Thetica Systems serves a wide variety of financial firms involved in the securitization markets including investment banks, hedge funds, and broker/dealers.

About Thetica Solutions: With state-of-the-art proprietary software, Thetica ABS Analytics, and over 25 years of experience on Wall Street, Thetica Solutions offers expertise in regulatory capital and litigation support.

About Thetica: A team of highly trained and experienced software consultants focused on rapidly delivering customized data solutions to trading professionals in relation to RMBS, ABS (cash and synthetics) and other financial markets. Thetica expands and enriches its clients business opportunities with a wide variety of customized solutions.


Find More Securitization Press Releases

Veros Data Signifies the Genuine Estate Market Has Strike Base, is in Complete Restoration Method

Santa Ana, Calif. (PRWEB) January 03, 2013

Veros Genuine Estate Remedies (Veros), an industry leader in business threat management, collateral valuation providers and predictive analytics, has declared that investigation of its info demonstrates compelling proof that the nationwide genuine estate market has strike base and is now in a complete recovery. This is the conclusion of the companys VeroFORECAST genuine estate market forecast for the twelve-month interval ending December 1, 2013, current quarterly and covering 975 counties, 335 metro regions, and 13,586 zip codes.


The forecast update demonstrates considerable improvement on a national foundation, indicating that on average the prime 100 metro regions can anticipate one.two per cent appreciation above the up coming twelve months. This is the 2nd quarter in a row exactly where this index has proven forecast appreciation. Hugely noteworthy is the re-emergence of many really robust marketplace forecasts, with Phoenix appearing once more as the prime market place with more than ten per cent once-a-year appreciation predicted. This is the initial time because 2006 that Veros has forecast double-digit yearly appreciation in any market place. In addition, the depreciating markets are getting to be much less serious, with the worst marketplaces in the -two to -3 p.c variety, which is a standard amount of depreciation of the poorest performing markets even in the course of healthy marketplaces. For the very first time since the recession began, on a countrywide degree, two-thirds of all markets are envisioned to possibly be flat or appreciating throughout the coming twelve months.


Phoenix, a single of the markets hit most difficult throughout the downturn, proceeds to present power in this quarter’s forecast, developing on its leading position from the previous two quarters to be the market place leading the restoration. This revival is a result of its drastically reduced housing provide, which has plummeted by 70 percent from its peak. Excellent affordability and lower interest costs are also triggering important demand, states Eric Fox, Veros vice president of statistical and financial modeling. The low supply and large demand from customers, in conjunction with the Phoenix places lower unemployment rate of six.eight per cent, in contrast to the national unemployment charge of 7.nine %, sets the stage for it to be 2013s leading carrying out market place.


Pursuing Phoenix, the second strongest forecast market place is Midland, Texas the place a forecast appreciation of 9% is anticipated throughout 2013. The Midland unemployment fee is a really lower 3.four %, indicating a booming financial system mostly due to the oil sector, and document minimal curiosity charges are also contributing to the marketplaces price raises. 3rd is Miami at almost eight per cent appreciation, where the housing source has also dropped virtually 70 p.c from its peak, making affordability much better than it has been in virtually a ten years and ushering in desire from intercontinental purchasers and population development. Rounding out the top 5 are Tampa and Denver each envisioned to appreciate in between six and seven per cent for the duration of the up coming 12 months. The Tampa housing inventory has dropped more than sixty percent from its peak in 2007, whilst the Denver housing offer has dropped 70 % from its peak in 2006, accelerating demand from customers, Fox says. He notes that the exercise in Denver is improved by an economic system that is attracting expansion in the strength and engineering startup sectors, although unemployment is only somewhat greater than the nationwide average.


Florida and Texas are seeking especially powerful for appreciation with Midland, Miami, Tampa, and Cape Coral in the leading 10. California is yet again showing enhancement, with San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles also appearing in the leading ten when more.


Projected 5 Strongest Markets*&#13