Citi earnings plummet amid $7B RMBS settlement

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Citigroup (C) reported a second quarter net income of $181 million, or $0.03 cents per diluted share, significantly down compared to a $4.2 billion, or $1.34 per diluted share for the second quarter.

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Citigroup (C) officially announced a $7 billion dollar settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, several state attorneys general, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to settle residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations after industry whispers that the bank was nearing a resolution.

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Amid the. deal, Citigroup reported net income of $181 million or 3 cents per share compared with $4.2 billion or $1.34 per share in the prior-year quarter. (Read more: Citigroup Reports Impressive.

Citigroup Settles Mortgage Inquiry for $7 Billion. But another major component of the settlement has little to do with troubled mortgages. As part of the deal, Citigroup has also agreed to provide $180 million in financing to build affordable rental housing.

Bank of America Thursday agreed to pay $16.65 billion to resolve allegations it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities and other financial products in the lead-up to the financial crisis – the largest.

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Investors go after Citigroup for $2 billion RMBS losses. that may be paid at a future date, the opportunity to participate in a money-making program, retained or increased earnings, increased equity in a parent or subsidiary entity, special bank deposits or accounts, special or unusual.