A Very Strange Divergence in Title Insurance

This is one of the few times I'd like to have ready access to analyst reports. I am completely boggled by the massive divergence among the two title insurance companies we own. While both faltered badly once interest rates started to rise (hurting mortgage applications and by transitive theory, titles), First American (FAF) has fought back to its 200 day moving average while Fidelity National Financial (FNF) has continued down at a nearly 45 degree angle, even as Treasuries have rallied here the past 5 sessions buffering the rise in mortgage rates.

Granted, the latter is more a pure play on title insurance, but this is one serious variance. There must be something going on specific to FNF and "someone" obviously knows "something" - but I definitely do not know what it is. On valuation I'd like to add here, even if its a very busted chart, but it just continued to falter almost on a daily basis and make new lows. In fact, it is lower than it was at any point in the Jan-early March 2009 selloff. I don't think almost any other stocks can make that claim.

Disclosure: Long both in fund, scratching head furtively
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