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It's all there in Friday's NY Times. The lede atop today's business section of the gray lady tells us: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/15/business/15bank.html Mortgage Mess May Cost Big Banks ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 1146 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 11:10 PM PDT with 632 Recommends
When mortgages are "securitized" by the banks that originate them ("sponsors"), such as Bank of America -- whom we're slowly learning, this weekend, due to [http://economistsview.typepad.com/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 618 comments on Sun Nov 21, 2010 at 08:52 PM PST with 546 Recommends
Who knew Populism, could be so "Popular"? TAIBBI: " The administration is clearly listening to the Occupy movement ." ...
by jamess
Comment Count 308 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 06:52 PM PST with 292 Recommends
If you're following the economy (it'll still be here the day-after-the-day-after [http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/30/saturday-night-forecast-update-calm-before-the-storm/ the eleven-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 190 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 11:53 PM PDT with 235 Recommends
There have been a lot of dire predictions about our economy. To believe the most dire, worthless credit default swaps now equal at least half of the entire world's GDP and we're about to see a ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 315 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 03:58 AM PST with 148 Recommends
not economically. Those are not my words. Nor are they the word's of op ed writer Roger Cohen, although appear in his column today, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 64 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 03:06 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
This morning, this was the banner headline just under the masthead, resplendent with a full-page photo running under it, over at HuffPo: "[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/16/robosigners-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Nov 16, 2010 at 11:55 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Wall Street has a problem, and that means you have a problem. Wall Street's problem is that if can't put a dollar value on its assets. That means that Wall Street can't put a dollar value ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 11:31 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on President Obama's Mortgage Crisis Unit Up with Chris Hayes by Brett Brownell -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 02:18 PM PST with 30 Recommends
What Are Derivatives? by Jaceson Maughan -- life123.com A derivative is ...
by jamess
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 06:18 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Executives at JP Morgan Chase may finally be indicted over their role in the mortgage crisis. Not for throwing hundreds of thousands of people out of their homes, mind you, but for misrepresenting ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 09:37 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
60 Minutes un-covers the Document Mills Scott Pelley Reporting -- August 7, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 03:33 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Having received information tonight in the form of NY Times and ...
by Ben P
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 10:14 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Once upon a time, not so very long ago ... The Glass-Steagall Act In 1933 , in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash and during a nationwide commercial bank ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 14, 2011 at 05:49 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi announced that a housing bill which could come up for a vote this week would include the "cram-...
by dday
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2009 at 03:51 PM PST with 19 Recommends
As China flees US investments, why is the Fed and Congress continuing to prop up AIG? On Monday, China dumped a huge chunk of its U.S. residential mortgage holdings held by HSBC bank. Meanwhile, ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2009 at 06:56 AM PST with 13 Recommends
There have been several diaries popping up here on the Big Orange making the case that we need to get rid of Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair. There are diaries attacking the logic that Bernanke's ouster ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Jan 24, 2010 at 08:24 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This country is undergoing an unprecedented mortgage crisis. I can't go into all the details right now (buy my book after it's finished!). It is estimated that 2.5 million people will end up in ...
by mariesamuels
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2007 at 08:27 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Micah 2:2-3: 2 They covet fields and seize them, and houses, and take them. They defraud people of their homes, they rob them of their inheritance. 3 Therefore, the LORD says: &...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 10:48 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The Department of Justice has filed a $5 Billion lawsuit against S&P claiming fraud in their flawed ratings of sub-prime mortgage-backed securities. Meanwhile many have rushed to their defense. Who'...
by myles spicer
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 03:17 PM PST with 5 Recommends