Blame it on the suits’

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… have been in the US and other parts of the world courtesy of the sub-prime mortgage phenomena. This perhaps may be the cheapest lesson of all for Australian investors out …

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Sunday Forum: The wealth gap (03/29/2009)

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… World War II, GIs received government-subsidized home mortgages, but there was no oversight to ensure … a low-income white borrower to get a subprime loan. Such studies abound. Additionally, rules in …

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[News] Housing Prices Predicted to Bottom Out This Year

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Housing prices still have a way to drop, but should bottom out by the end of the year, according to a new forecast from Moody’s Analytics.

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Analyst says crisis far from over

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… trillion, Banziger said Monday, citing forecasts. Deutsche Bank skirted the worst of the U.S. subprime mortgage collapse by betting against the bonds that contributed to credit losses and writedowns at …

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The Economic Security Council

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… to be tightened and their scope broadened, considering that the crisis originated in the sub-prime mortgage market. However, what is at issue is the extent and scope of these regulations, …

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US property prices down 29pc and still falling fast

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… is also climbing up the credit ladder. “Sub-prime has peaked in terms of loss rates … (one notch above sub-prime) and Option-ARM “teaser” mortgages offered in the final phase of the …

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It is time for these lenders to be held accountable

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… into a predatory loan. The scourge of subprime lending in our communities has been called … contain a pre-payment penalty. On adjustable rate mortgages, Blacks were 15 percent more likely to … making between $92,000 and $152,000 were given sub-prime loans. Studies show that overall, Blacks received …

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A Financial 9/11

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… to the current mess. Economic imbalances between rich and poor created the market in subprime mortgages as banks lent to people who could not afford to repay loans. Growing global …

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Voros: WaMu failed because it retained risk

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… banking, targeting middle and low-income borrowers with subprime debt that proved to be the knife … wounds? WaMu assumed the risk of its mortgages, choosing to keep a large portion of …

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condo investments

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… and rising. This expense, along with a mortgage, is enough to scare away many buyers. … This coincides with the time frame that subprime mortgages were so popular. In 1992 a …

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