Posts Tagged ‘economic crisis’

Mandelman U. Presents – Securitization & Mortgage Backed Securities

Mandelman U. Presents - Securitization & Mortgage Backed Securities

Come back to 6th Grade where I’ll be teaching real 6th graders all about what the banks did to break the world. We’re going to cover the Bond Market and Securitization, CDOs and CDSs… and even Synthetics and... (Continue reading)

I Guess Nobody Wants to Read Bad News: Fed Chair Ben Bernankes Testimony to Congress

I Guess Nobody Wants to Read Bad News: Fed Chair Ben Bernankes Testimony to Congress

People… we have to stop the foreclosures. They breed more foreclosures. They reduce spending and lower tax receipts. They cause increased unemployment. They cause more bonds to default. They make our banks insolvent. They... (Continue reading)

My Year in A-Trance: What Ive Learned About Loan Modifications

Why the banking lobby starts to look downright puny next to millions of American homeowners all shouting at the same time… “Congress better take note! We intend to use our VOTE!” Yep, after that the foreclosure crisis would... (Continue reading)

BREAKING NEWS: Amendment Allowing Judges to Modify Mortgages to be Included in H.R. 4173 – Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

BREAKING NEWS: Amendment Allowing Judges to Modify Mortgages to be Included in H.R. 4173 - Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

We need judges to be able to write down mortgages on primary residences because the banks aren’t doing it voluntarily, the administration’s Making Home Affordable plan isn’t working, and the result continues to be millions of foreclosures that are destroying... (Continue reading)


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