SEC filings and transcripts for GSAMP Trust S3, including financials, news, proxies, indentures, prospectuses, and credit agreements. Commission File Number of issuing entity: GSAMP Trust S3. (Exact name of issuing entity as specified in its Charter). Fraud Audit. Was the risk that Goldman hedged with AIG as bad as Goldman Sachs Alternative Mortgage Products’ GSAMP Trust S3?.
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Loss Severity Approximation for current period: That, of course, is what nearly everyone does. House prices began stagnating or falling in many markets.
Goldman Sachs’ House of Junk (Fortune, ) | Fortune
More than a third of the loans were in California, then a hot market. There are trillions of dollars of mortgage-backed securities in the world for the same reason that Tyson Foods offers you chicken pieces rather than insisting you buy an entire bird. Pmnts, 2 Month Prior.
Customers are happy, because they get only the pieces they want. There are trillions of dollars of mortgage-backed securities in the world for the same reason that Gsanp Foods offers you chicken pieces rather than insisting you buy an entire bird. Pmnts, 10 Month Prior. Top Stories 7 things to know before the bell. So if a borrower decided to keep on paying the first geamp but not the second, the holder of the second would get bagged.
Someone wants a safe, relatively low-interest, short-term security? Weighted Average Cap Down Original.
House prices began stagnating or falling in many markets. So let’s reduce this macro story to human scale. It gets even hinkier. Realized Loss Detail Report. How is a buyer of securities like these supposed to know how safe they are? Even Goldman may have lost money on GSAMP – but being Goldman, the firm has more than covered its losses by betting successfully that the price ysamp junk mortgages would drop.
Mortgages have maturities that are unpredictable, and they require all that messy maintenance like collecting the monthly payments, making sure real estate taxes are paid, chasing slow-pay and no-pay borrowers, and sending out annual statements of interest and taxes paid. Pmnts, 1 Month Prior. But in we hit an inflection point.
Junk mortgages under the microscope
Current Scheduled Payments 2 Month Prior. As we interpret this—the firm declined to elaborate—Goldman made more on its hedges than it lost on its inventory because gaamp mortgages fell even more sharply than Goldman thought they would. Weighted Average Max Rate Current. That’s because the models were based on recent performances of junk-mortgage borrowers, who hadn’t defaulted much 2006-3 last year thanks to the housing bubble.
Why it’s time for investors to go on defense Premarket: Goldman peddled the securities in late April It said in a recent SEC filing, “Although we recognized significant tfust on our non-prime mortgage loans and securities, those losses were more than offset by gains on short mortgage positions.
Remember that we’re dealing with securities, not actual loans. Fortune Magazine — It’s getting hard to wrap your brain around subprime mortgages, Wall Street’s fancy name for junk home loans.
In addition, the aforementioned X piece didn’t get fixed monthly payments and thus provided another bit of protection for the 12 tranches gsajp above it. That spread was supposed to provide a cushion to offset defaults by borrowers.
Similarly, Wall Street carves mortgages into tranches because it can get more for 2006-3s pieces than it would get for whole mortgages. So many homes are up for sale that prices are falling, and holders of mortgage-backed securities are getting hurt.
That prompted Fortune to ask the firm to explain to us how it had managed to come out ahead while so many of its mortgage-backed customers were getting stomped. 2006-ss3 this point, there’s no way to know whether any of the A tranches will ultimately be impaired.
GSAMP Trust 2006-S3
After paying the people who collected the payments and handled all the other paperwork, the GSAMP Trust had ten percentage points left. You can see why borrowers lined up for the loans, even though they carried high interest rates. How does toxic waste get distilled into spring water?