Dan Freed has been covering Wall Street since 2000. He has been a reporter for Wall Street Letter, BondWeek, Corporate Financing Week, Real Estate Finance & Investment, Investment Dealers' Digest and Institutional Investor magazine. He has also published freelance writing in New York Press and The New York Sun. He graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in English.
Recent Articles By The Author
J.P. Morgan Chase Takes on Mortgage Servicing With Ocwen Deal
The transaction underscores banks' renewed interest in mortgage servicing.
AIG's Future Is in the Hands of This Low-Profile Executive
Brian Schreiber is an 18-year veteran with a big job to do under new CEO Peter Hancock.
Genworth Takes First Restructuring Step, Reduces Stake in Australian Mortgage Unit
Monday's announcement is the first of several steps expected over the next 12 months.
Mortgage Spinoff Will Create $430M for Fidelity National Financial, T.H. Lee
The spinoff -- Black Knight Financial Services -- will go public.
RCS Capital Blasted for Poor Disclosure; May Need to Split Itself Up
A Citigroup analyst who has been both an outspoken critic of the company and champion of the stock still thinks it could double.
The Next Asset Likely to Blow Up Big Banks’ Balance Sheets
Some banks have been bidding for mortgage-servicing assets and earning eye-popping returns of more than 20% -- with returns amplified by leverage and complex hedging strategies.
Genworth Mortgage Spin-Off Seen Unlikely Even After Life Unit Sale
The financial services giant is exploring a range of options, including the sale of its life insurance and annuity businesses.
Will Warren Buffett's Berkshire Put Campbell Soup on Buying Menu?
If Buffett is hungry for underperforming food stocks there's Campbell and ConAgra.
Why Jon Corzine's Plan to Start a Hedge Fund Makes Perfect Sense
He was badly injured because he wasn't wearing a seatbelt in an accident when he was N.J. governor; then he crashed a commodities broker. Now, Jon Corzine wants your money.
Southwest Airlines May Replace Chase for Credit Cards Program -- Exclusive
Southwest Airlines is considering replacing JPMorgan Chase as the issuer of its credit card rewards program, according to two people familiar with the matter.