Once again the fear in the MBS market is the possibility of a government refinancing program —dubbed refinance.gov or refi.gov by analysts — as a way to stimulate the economy.

Headlines have been rampant, although there has been nothing explicitly forthcoming from the Obama administration or Congress. One thing that most analysts agree on, however, is that it is very unlikely that any legislation will be passed. What is seen as more likely are regulatory changes that do not require the approval of Congress.

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