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SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETF (MBG)

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  • Apr. 16, 2012, 12:03 PM
    Credit Suisse (CS) and Goldman Sachs (GS) paid $10.3B to the NY Fed for the remainder of the Maiden Lane II mortgage bonds that belonged to AIG until its bailout. The transactions took place in February.
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  • Jan. 18, 2012, 5:21 AM
    Goldman Sachs (GS), Barclays (BCS), BofA (BAC) and Credit Suisse (CS) are reportedly set to bid in an auction tomorrow for $7B in mortgage bonds held by the NY Fed and formerly owned by AIG. A strong sale could prompt a rally in sub-prime debt prices, as the auction will remove a large amount of supply. (previous)
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  • Jan. 13, 2012, 5:37 AM
    The NY Fed may reportedly auction $7B worth of mortgage bonds it obtained when it rescued AIG in 2008 after receving an approach from a potential buyer. A group of up to five dealers, including Goldman Sachs (GS) may be asked to bid. The Fed suspended sales in June after dealers blamed the auctions for a fall in the markets.
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MBG Description
The SPDR® Barclays Capital Mortgage Backed Bond ETF seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of an index that tracks the U.S. agency mortgage pass-through sector of the U.S. investment grade bond market. Our approach is designed to provide portfolios with low portfolio turnover, accurate tracking, and lower costs.
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