Alt-A Losses Outstripping Expectations, Moody’s Says

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US Ratings Agency - Moodys - cuts outlook for China from stable to negativeMoody’s methodology for rating securities for more seasoned Alt-A pools, takes into account the annualized loss rate from last 12 months ("Recent Losses") and the projected loss rate over next 12 months ("Pipeline Losses"), and then translates these measures into lifetime losses based on a deal’s expected remaining life.

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Separately, Moody’s also updated its methodology for rating option ARM loan securitizations. The Alt-A changes became effective Aug.1. These alterations range from an increase in loss estimates, which is anywhere from 10% for stronger Alt-A pools, to an increase of more than 100% for weaker Alt-A pools.

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"Moody’s now expects that a trough in home prices will not be reached until the middle of 2010. In addition, based on recent loan loss severities, Moody’s will increase its projected lifetime loan losses for pools backing U.S. Jumbo, Alt-A, Option ARM, and Subprime RMBS issued between 2005 and 2008."