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Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), Provides Training and Secondary Marketing Services to Mortgage Bankers making the move from Best Efforts to Mandatory Executions.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in San Diego, Calif., MCT Trading, Inc. is a mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management advisory services firm providing independent analysis, training, hedging strategy and loan sale execution support to clients engaged in the secondary mortgage market.

Since its founding, MCT has provided training and secondary market services to more than 200 clients yielding stellar results, and currently supports more than 150 clients on its proprietary HALO (Hedging And Loan sales Optimization) Program.

MCT’s clients include banks, credit unions and mortgage bankers that are making the complex shift from a best efforts trading strategy to mandatory commitments.

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Mortgage Professional America Magazine Names Natalie Arshakian to List of Elite Women For 2022

Natalie Arshakian of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that Natalie Arshakian has been selected to Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine’s list of Elite Women in Mortgage for 2022. The annual awards, now in their sixth year, celebrate 67 successful women who are taking on gender inequality in leadership by continuously challenging societal expectations.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: July 2022 Data

MCT: Lock volume for July 2022 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for July 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

Mortgage Banker Magazine Names Curtis Richins on Legends of Lending List

Curtis Richins, President of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Curtis Richins, President of MCT, has been selected to Mortgage Banker Magazine’s inaugural “Legends of Lending” list. The magazine’s inaugural class was compiled to highlight the most talented, ambitious, and legendary individuals who are achieving excellence and making a difference in the mortgage industry.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: June 2022 Data

Figure 1: Lock volume for June 2022 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for June 2022.

New MSR Technology Empowers MSR Buyers with Live Loan-Level Pricing

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, has announced today a new technology for mortgage servicing rights (MSR) buyers to produce more granular pricing for mortgage servicing. The feature leverages an application programming interface (API) to connect MSRlive!, MCT’s state-of-the-art MSR valuation platform to clients’ systems for more precise and accurate loan-level pricing in real time.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: May 2022 Data

Lock volume for May 2022 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT®, the leader in capital markets software and services supporting more lenders with hedging and pipeline management solutions than any other single provider, is pleased to present the MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices for May 2022.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: April 2022 Data

MCT: Lock volume for April 2022 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT®, the leading pipeline hedge advisory in the residential mortgage industry, is pleased to announce the introduction of new MCTlive! Mortgage Lock Volume Indices to help all industry participants better understand key trends in the mortgage industry.

2022 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Award Announces MCT As Leader In Innovation

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, was announced as a 2022 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner. The Tech100 Mortgage Award spotlights innovators that are making the housing sector better and more sustainable by increasing efficiency, improving borrower experience and bringing elasticity to mortgage origination and servicing processes.

Ben Itkin Assumes Sales Leadership Position at MCT

Ben Itkin -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT)

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced today that Ben Itkin has been appointed the new National Sales Director.

MCT Integrates with the Fannie Mae Connect Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT’s award-winning capital markets platform, MCTlive!, is now integrated with the Fannie Mae Connect™ Whole Loan Purchase Advice Seller API. This API connection allows MCT Mark-to-Market and Hedge Accounting Reports to be updated with Fannie Mae purchase data instantly, instead of waiting to run reports through a Loan Origination System (LOS).

MCT Launches Dynamic Learning Center to Empower Lender Growth and Profitability

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a recognized industry leader in mortgage risk management providing pipeline hedging, best execution loan sales and centralized lock desk services, announced the debut of its new Learning Center, a one-stop educational content database for each stage of growth of a mortgage lender in the secondary market.

MCT Deepens MSR Expertise with Hire of Azad Rafat

Azad Rafat of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that Azad Rafat has joined the company as the new Senior Director of MSR Services.

MCT’s Paul Yarbrough is named to HousingWire’s 2021 Insiders Award List

Paul Yarbrough of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, announced that Paul Yarbrough, Director of the Client Success Group, has been named to HousingWire’s 2021 Insider Awards list. The list is designed to honor an organization’s operational all-stars – those insiders who are the company’s best-kept secret, yet vital to its success.

NAMMBA Announces Partnership with MCT

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ORLANDO, Fla., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America (NAMMBA) announced today a partnership with San Diego based Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®). The relationship is an important step in both company’s efforts to affect positive change – addressing the housing needs of underserved communities as well as encouraging and developing a more diverse work force in the mortgage sector.

MCT Introduces BAM Marketplace, the First Truly Open Mortgage Loan Exchange

MCT Introduces BAM Marketplace

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the public introduction of BAM Marketplace™. Originally launched to support existing MCT sellers during the 2020 pandemic liquidity crisis, BAM Marketplace now welcomes new buyers and sellers as the world’s first truly open loan exchange between unapproved counterparties.

MCT’s Enhanced Best Execution (EBX) Technology Automates MSR Retain-Release Decisions

MCT EBX - Enhance Best Execution

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading®, Inc. (MCT), the leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today their Enhanced Best-Execution (EBX) tool used for MSR retain-release decisions has now automated the function of pulling comprehensive data from MCTlive!® and MSRlive!®.

MCT Dives into Q2 with Two New Industry Leaders to Support Growth

Mike Robertson and Justin Putz have joined MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced Mike Robertson and Justin Putz have joined the company in the roles of Senior Regional Sales Director and Midwest Regional Sales Director respectively.

2021 HW TECH100 Mortgage Award Announces MCT As Leader In Innovation

MCT - Mortgage Capital Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT® was announced as a 2021 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner. The Tech100 Real Estate Award recognized the most innovative and impactful technology companies serving the mortgage industry forever changing the home sales process.

MCT Bolsters MSR Division with Hire of David Burruss to Address Demand for MSR Services

David Burruss of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT® announced that David Burress has joined the company in the position of MSR Sales Director, directly addressing the increase in market demand for MCT’s MSR products. The hiring of Mr. Burruss ensures MCT can continue serving the needs of their MSR clients.

MCT’s Sarah Hellman Selected as Finalist for San Diego Business Journal’s 2020 Business Women of The Year

Sarah Hellman of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Senior Trader, Sarah Hellman, was selected as one of the finalists for San Diego Business Journal’s 2020 Business Women of the Year.

MCTlive! Pool Optimizer Technology Sets New Bar for Best Execution Loan Sales

MCT Live!

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted upgraded MCTlive! Pool Optimizer functionality at its MCT Exchange client conference last month. The technology enables secondary marketing managers to use actual cash window execution for optimization on each individual loan rather than using a dealer survey for spec pay-ups.

MCT’s Business Intelligence Platform Gives Lenders Competitive Advantage with Actionable Insights and Data

MCT Business Intelligence

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT announced the upcoming launch of their Business Intelligence Platform, a powerful web-based analytics platform designed to empower lenders to understand the market, optimize their loan sales, and improve performance relative to their peers. The platform will be officially released and demonstrated during an MCT client webinar on October 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. PT/PDT.

MCT’s Leslie Winick wins HousingWire Vanguard Award 2020

Leslie Winick

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), an industry-leading mortgage hedge advisory firm and developer of MCTlive!(R), announced that its Chief Strategy Officer, Leslie Winick, has been designated to HousingWire’s Vanguard Award list for 2020.

Uncertainty Due to Short-Notice FHFA Directive Amplifies Harm to Borrowers

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory firm, analyzed the potential effect of Wednesday’s fifty basis points worsening in prices paid by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for most mortgage refinances.

MCT Fortifies Its Team of Mortgage Industry Leaders Before 2020 Market Volatility

MCT Trading - Dave Bricker and Page Woodall

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it appointed two mortgage industry veterans in early 2020 which strengthen its support to the capital markets community during the worldwide pandemic and associated financial turbulence.

MCT Launches InvestorMatic™ Program to Elevate the Whole Loan Trading Experience Between Lenders and Investors

MCT InvestorMatic Program

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially introduced a unique program called InvestorMatic in the lead up to the MBA Annual Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas.

STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study Again Scores MCT Highest for Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Lender Share

STRATMOR Study MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the study results from STRATMOR Group’s 2019 Technology Insight Study show MCT as the industry leader in lender share, overall satisfaction, and Lender Loyalty Score(r) in the Production Pipeline Hedging category.

MCT’s COO Phil Rasori Honored with HousingWire Tech Trendsetters Award

Phil Rasori - Tech Trendsetters 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its COO, Phil Rasori, has been designated to HousingWire’s inaugural Tech Trendsetters award list. Phil is credited with being instrumental in the architecture and launch of multiple innovative capital markets solutions.

New MCTlive! Mobile App Puts Secondary Marketing at Lenders’ Fingertips

MCT Live! App

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, debuted a new MCTlive! mobile application at its MCT Exchange client conference last Friday. The app enables secondary marketing managers to review reporting, manage loan pipelines, and conduct whole loan trading from the convenience of their mobile phone.

MCT Officially Launches Trade Auction Manager to Enable Electronic TBA MBS Trading

MCT TAM - Trade Auction Manager

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has officially launched Trade Auction Manager(TM) (TAM) to enable more efficient bidding of TBA mortgage-backed securities used by lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. The browser-based software module is accessible via MCTlive!, the company’s award-winning comprehensive capital markets platform.

Mortgage Capital Trading Bolsters Executive Management Team with Addition of Leslie Winick as Chief Strategy Officer

Leslie Winick

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Leslie Winick has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this newly created position, Ms. Winick will play an integral role in helping MCT hone its strategic direction, further increase market share, manage rapid growth, and delight clients.

MCT Reorganizes Sales Processes, Expands National Sales Team, and Forms Client Success Group

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, today announced it has restructured the company’s internal sales processes, bolstered the sales team, and launched a Client Success Group (CSG). Implementation of the changes pave the way for significant growth as the company continues innovating, launching new products and services, and on-boarding clients.

MCT’s CMO Ian Miller Designated a 2019 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ by NMP Magazine

MCT CMO Ian Miller

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT) a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Chief Marketing Officer, Ian Miller, was recognized by National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) for his industry accomplishments, landing him on the 2019 ‘Top 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40’ list.

Mortgage Capital Trading Scores High Marks in Overall Satisfaction, Lender Loyalty, and Functionality Effectiveness According to Recent Study by STRATMOR Group

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that the 2018 STRATMOR Technology Insight Study rated MCT as the leader in overall satisfaction, lender loyalty, and functionality effectiveness in the production pipeline hedging industry, according to survey respondents.

MCT’s Danyel Shipley Honored as one of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women for 2018 by NMP Magazine

Danyel Shipley at MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that long-time employee Danyel Shipley was name to National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s (NMP) 2018 list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

MCT Hires Industry Veteran Rhiannon Bolen as Regional Sales Manager to Satisfy Increasing Demand for its Product and Service Offerings

Rhiannon Bolen of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Rhiannon Bolen has joined the company’s sales team as one of its Regional Sales Managers and will be responsible for overseeing the Southern territory.

MCT Moves to Secure Sensitive Borrower Data Exposed in 90 Percent of Secondary Market Transactions

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it is incorporating the company’s patent-pending geocoding technology into its Bid Auction Manager(TM) (BAM) whole loan trading platform in order to shield borrower addresses from being shared with non-buying entities throughout the whole loan bidding process.

MCT to Unveil its MSRlive! Platform that Accurately, Easily and Quickly Values Servicing Portfolios

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the upcoming launch of MSRlive!, a powerful web-based platform designed to effectively support lenders’ efforts to build, maintain and optimize their servicing portfolios.

MCT Adds Investors to Bid Tape AOT Tri-Party Agreement Automation in its Bid Auction Manager (BAM) Platform

MCT Trading

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that new investor bid tape assignment-of-trade (AOT) loan sale executions are now available for sellers using its BAM whole loan trading platform.

Mortgage Capital Trading Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to its MCTlive! Secondary Marketing Software

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has implemented multi-factor authentication (MFA) security protocols, which require multiple methods to verify a user’s identity for logins and transactions.