|Name (Stock Symbol)||Brief Description|
||Merscorp, Inc. owns and operates a service where it is named as nominee in the county land records for the lender and servicer of a mortgage. This way the ownership of the note and mortgage can exchange hands without the need for filing with the county land offices.
|Fannie Mae (FNM)
||Fannie Mae provides funds to mortgage lenders through the purchase of mortgage assets, and issues and guarantees mortgage-related securities that facilitate the flow of funds into the mortgage market in the United States.
|Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) (FRE)
||Freddie Mac engages in mortgage purchasing, credit guarantee, and portfolio investment activities in the United States.
|Citigroup Inc. (C)
||Citigroup Inc. provides a range of financial products and services to consumer and corporate customers. The company operates through four segments: Global Cards, Consumer Banking, Institutional Clients Group, and Global Wealth Management. The Global Cards segment offers MasterCard, VISA, Diners Club, private label, and American Express card products. The Consumer Banking segment involves in retail banking, consumer finance, real estate lending, and small and middle market commercial banking; and provides personal and auto loans, student loans, investment services, and Primerica financial services. As of December 31, 2008, it operated 7,730 branches. The Institutional Clients Group segment engages in various securities and banking activities comprising investment banking, debt and equity, lending, private equity, hedge funds, real estate, structured products, and managed funds. It also offers transaction services, including cash management services, trade services, custody and fund services, clearing services, agency and trust services, and equity and fixed income research services. The Global Wealth Management segment provides advisory, financial planning, brokerage, and wealth management services. Citi has operations in North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
|Countrywide Financial Corporation
||Countrywide Financial Corporation originates, services and resells home loans. It is owned by Bank of America.
|GMAC Residential Funding Corporation
||GMAC ResCap, a wholly owned subsidiary of GMAC Financial Services, provides financial services.
|HSBC Finance Corporation
||HSBC Finance Corporation, formerly Household International, Inc. It is a financial services firm with a focus on consumer lending in the US.
|JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
||JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides a range of financial services worldwide. It operates in six segments: Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, Treasury & Securities Services, Asset Management, Retail Financial Services, and Card Services.
|Washington Mutual Bank
||Washington Mutual Bank is a bank, now owned by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
|Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)
||Wells Fargo & Company, through its subsidiaries, provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services principally in the United States