Mortgage tech news roundup: Sept. 30

InstaMortgage/Milestones InstaMortgage and Milestones are partnering to help consumer better understand the value of their property as well as financial scenarios for refinancing and home equity borrowing. Milestones focuses on a homeowner portal designed to help consumers more easily buy, move, sell, manage, and access mortgages for their home. InstaMortgage is a technology-driven mortgage lender … Read more

Mortgage tech news roundup: Sept. 23

The upgraded version of AuditGenius leverages the company’s “Genius” tech stack – an interconnected and proprietary blend of technology – to help AuditGenius users to meet exceedingly stringent quality control requirements. At the same time, the technology is designed to reduce the need for excessive manual reviews and re-reviews. “In the current mortgage market, lenders … Read more

Materials Sector Weekly Round-up: Sector sees red with steel producers at bottom

Vladimir Zapletin Materials was the top loser this week in the S&P 500, which posted its worst weekly performance since mid-June, slumping 4.78% for the five-day session. The sector was down -6.65%, and the Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) -6.62%. Gold (XAU:USDCUR) fell to $1,662/oz, its lowest level dating back to April of 2020, … Read more

Tech Roundup: Apple connects with the iPhone 14; Musk’s Twitter drama drags on

Nikada/iStock Unreleased via Getty Images Some animals are more equal than others. And that’s why whenever Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has something to say about the newest models of the iPhone, pretty much everyone stops and listens to the words of Chief Executive Tim Cook & Co. That was the case this past week, when a little … Read more

Materials Sector Weekly Round-up: B2Gold at the top; AMR, Huntsman among losers

SAND555 The S&P Materials sector closed this trading week in green at +3.75%, one of the top gainers for the five-day period. The Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB) was also up +3.42%. This week saw a host of economic data, including softer-than-expected Aug. global service PMI, Aug. ISM services PMI above consensus, and an unexpected … Read more

Mortgage tech news roundup: Sept. 9

Stewart Stewart Information Services Corp. named John Hamm as chief information officer for its global technology operations. Hamm will oversee the company’s technology development and strategy. Stewart is a global real estate services company focused on areas including residential and commercial title insurance, closing and settlement services and specialized offerings for the mortgage industry. Previously, … Read more

Mortgage tech news roundup: Sept. 2

Mortgage lender American Financial Resources and Tavant linked up to improve the digital mortgage experience. AFR is a lender that operates in the wholesale, correspondent and retail origination channels. Tavant is a maker of digital lending technology. AFR will be using Tavant’s Touchless Lending platform, giving its correspondent lenders, mortgage brokers, loan originators and consumers … Read more

Tech Roundup: Outlooks raise issues on Wall Street; Elon Musk and Twitter trade more jabs

Maja Hitij/Getty Images News Earnings reports from big-name tech leaders such as Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) and Dell (NYSE:DELL) continued to grab investors’ attention this week, and the latest goings on between Elon Musk and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) showed that case has plenty of drama left before it reaches any conclusion. In the seemingly never-ending tech … Read more

Materials Sector Weekly Round-up: Sigma Lithium tops list; WD-40 drops to bottom

RiverRockPhotos The S&P Materials sector closed this trading week with a slight gain of 0.21%. The Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB) was also up +0.30%. Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange touched their highest in nearly two months on Friday, with most base metals moving higher amid tightening fundamentals. According to Reuters, three-month benchmark … Read more