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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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New Solution Connects API-Driven Back-End Execution to Front-End Pricing with Industry-First Features

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of the Base Rate Generator, an industry-changing solution that allows mortgage lenders to directly inform their front-end rate sheet pricing with their back-end capital markets executions. By combining live agency API connections, co-issue executions, aggregator pricing, and custom TBA indications, the MCT Base Rate Generator allows mortgage lenders to improve margin management and competitive performance.

MCT Reports A 2% Lock Volume Increase Despite Rising Rates

MCT Lock Volume for April by Transaction Type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today reported a 1.87% increase in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

MCT Launches Complete Best Execution, Now Including Fully Integrated Retain vs. Release MSR Decisioning

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, proudly introduces a game-changing advancement: a Best Ex for Released and Retained all in one platform!

MCT Reports A 15% Lock Volume Increase Heading Into Buying Season

MCT: Lock Volume for March by Transaction Type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 5, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 15.36% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

MCT Reports a 20.9% Increase In Mortgage Lock Volume Amidst Rising Rates

MCT Lock Volume for February by Transaction Type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, has reported a 20.9% increase in mortgage lock volume in February compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

MCT Releases Custom TBA Indications to Provide Price Discovery for Illiquid Coupons

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the release of pricing indications for the to-be-announced mortgage-backed securities (TBAs) used by mortgage lenders to hedge their open mortgage pipelines. TBA indications improve transparency in illiquid market segments and act as a key reference point on lenders’ unique executions – critical data for generating accurate front-end borrower pricing.

MCT Awarded HW Tech100 Mortgage Award for the 5th Consecutive Year

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, was announced as a 2024 HousingWire Tech100 Mortgage Winner for the 5th consecutive year. For more than a decade, HousingWire’s Tech100 program has identified and recognized the most innovative technology companies serving the mortgage and real estate industries.

Monthly Mortgage Volume Increases 13.96% In Latest MCT Indices Report

Monthly Mortgage Volume Increases 13.96% In Latest MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced today an increase of 13.96% in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

Seasonal Lows Contribute to 13.71% Drop In Mortgage Volume

MCT: Lock Volume for December by Transaction Type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, revealed today a 13.71% decline in mortgage lock volume compared to the previous month. To gain comprehensive insights into the market dynamics, industry professionals and enthusiasts are invited to download the complete report.

Monthly Mortgage Volume Decreases 10.7% In Latest MCT Indices Report

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, today announced a 10.7% decrease in mortgage lock volume in November compared to the previous month. This revelation comes as part of MCT’s monthly Lock Volume Indices report, offering valuable insights into the dynamic landscape of the residential mortgage industry.

Mortgage Volume Continues Downward Trend in Latest MCT November 2023 Indices Report

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a drop of 17.76% in mortgage lock volume over the prior month.

High Rates and Low Supply Drag Down Mortgage Volume in MCT October Indices Report

Month-over-month Change in Lock Volume for Sept. by Transaction Type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a significant dip of 13.29% in mortgage lock volume over the prior month.

Mortgage Capital Trading Named Best Place To Work 2023 By SDBJ

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, announced that it has been named one of the Best Places to Work 2023 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees).

Mortgage Lock Volume Dips Slightly in Response to Rising Rates in September MCT Indices Report

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a slight 4.76% decline in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. The slight dip in mortgage lock volume is likely attributed to an increase in mortgage rates through the last month.

MCT Appoints Steve Pawlowski Head of Technology Solutions to Continue Industry-Changing Innovation

Steve Pawlowski, Head of Technology Solutions, MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), the de facto leader in innovative mortgage capital markets technology, today announced the appointment of Steve Pawlowski as Managing Director, Head of Technology Solutions. Mr. Pawlowski will be responsible for expanding upon MCT’s proven record of driving efficiency and liquidity in the secondary market. He will report directly to MCT’s COO, Phil Rasori.

July’s Mortgage Lock Volume Flat Amongst Rising Rates in Latest MCT Indices Report

The relatively flat change in volume is likely attributed to seasonal momentum through summer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a relatively flat .44% increase in mortgage lock volume over the prior month. Visit MCT’s site to download the full report.

Monthly Lock Volume Increases 31% in Latest MCT Indices Report

Monthly Lock Volume Increases 31% in Latest MCT Indices Report

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, reported today a 31% increase in lock volume in June. Visit MCT’s website to download the full report. The increase in June’s lock volume activity, which is based on actual locked loans, comes after a 15% drop in May’s total lock production.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: May 2023 Data

MCT: Figure 1: Lock volume for May 2023 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: April 2023 Data

MCT: Figure 1: Lock volume for April 2023 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 April 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCT AOT Automation Improves Mortgage Lender Profitability and Investor Efficiency

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that it has automated the process of digital TBA trade assignment during the loan sale process for both mortgage lenders and participating correspondent investors. This automation makes assignment of trade loan sales (AOTs) faster, more convenient, and easier for investors to offer.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: March 2023 Data

MCT Figure 1: Lock volume for March 2023 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 March 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

BSI Financial Joins MCT’s Co-Issue Marketplace

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that BSI Financial Services (BSI) has become the latest investor to join BAMCO, MCT’s new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. BAMCO brings co-issue transactions directly into MCT’s whole loan trading platform and improves price transparency by connecting unapproved sellers to live executions from potential buyers.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: February 2023 Data

MCT - Figure 1: Lock volume for February 2023 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 February 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: January 2023 Data

MCT: Figure 1: Lock volume for January 2023 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 January 2023. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCT First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits API

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, is pleased to announce it is the first secondary marketing platform to integrate with Freddie Mac’s Income Limits application programming interface (API) created for the first-time home buyer area median income (AMI) limits. Income Limits allows for the accurate pricing of Credit Fee in Price (Exhibit 19, or “Credit Fees”) waivers.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: December 2022 Data

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 December 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: November 2022 Data

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (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 November 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCT Launches BAMCO: Co-issue Loan Sale Marketplace for Shadow Pricing and Unique Executions

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced the release of BAMCO, a new marketplace for co-issue loan sales. Co-issue loan sales, also known as flow-based mortgage servicing rights (MSR) sales, are a three-way transaction involving the sale of loans to one of the agencies with a simultaneous sale of the MSRs to a separate third party.

MCT Expands Investor Services Team by Appointing Jennifer Kennelly as Senior Director

Jennifer Kennelly of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 8, 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 Jennifer Kennelly has been appointed as the new Senior Director of MCT’s quickly expanding Investor Services team.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: October 2022 Data

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 3, 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 October 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

San Diego Business Journal Again Names MCT® As Best Places To Work 2022

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), an industry-leading capital markets advisory firm, announced that it has been named Best Places to Work 2022 by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ). MCT was ranked number seven in the medium-sized company category (50 – 249 U.S. employees). This award is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in San Diego that benefit the county’s economy, workforce, and local businesses.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: September 2022 Data

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 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 September 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels.

MCTlive! Lock Volume Indices: August 2022 Data

Lock volume for August 2022 broken out by transaction type

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 7, 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 August 2022. MCT Data represents a balanced cross section of several hundred lenders among retail, correspondent, wholesale, and consumer direct channels. (UPDATED)

INC. 5000 Ranks MCT® On Its 2022 Fastest Growing Private Companies List For 11th Time

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Inc. 5000 named MCT to its 2022 list of winners for the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. MCT ranked number 4713 with three-year sales growth of 90% percent. This is the second year in a row that MCT made Inc. 5000’s list and the company’s 11th year making the list since its inception.

MCTlive! Capital Markets Platform Becomes First to Integrate with Freddie Mac’s Cash Settlement Purchase Statement API

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT’s award-winning capital markets platform, MCTlive!, is the first to integrate with Freddie Mac’s Cash Settlement Purchase Statement API. This API connection allows MCT Mark-to-Market and Hedge Accounting Reports to be updated with Freddie Mac purchase data directly, instead of waiting to run reports through a Loan Origination System (LOS). (UPDATED)

Mortgage Women Magazine Names Natalie Arshakian as a 2022 Mortgage Star

Natalie Arshakian of MCT

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage Capital Trading (MCT®), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced today that National Mortgage Professional’s Mortgage Women Magazine selected Natalie Arshakian, Senior Director and Head of Lock Desk Operations at MCT, to its annual 2022 Mortgage Star Awards.

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.