Mortgage industry kibitzers are getting fidgety because there's not much hard news about which company or companies submitted a successful bid for Prudential Insurance Co. of America's home-mortgage unit, Residential Services Corp. of America.

To compensate for the lack of hard news, mortgage bankers have been seizing on small clues, however shaky, to the identity of the winning bidder.

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