Posts Tagged ‘tranches’

SECURITIZATION: How our society changed when we learned to turn lead into gold.

SECURITIZATION: How our society changed when we learned to turn lead into gold.

Before securitization children were raised receiving fewer presents for their birthdays and holidays and I don’t need a source for that statistic. Water is wet, the sky is blue, and that’s a fact. Hotel rooms never cost $600... (Continue reading)

Mandelman U. Presents: Theres Credit Default Swaps & then there’s Credit Default Swaps

Mandelman U. Presents: Theres Credit Default Swaps & then there's Credit Default Swaps

Seventy percent of the U.S. economy is driven by consumer spending, which has been driven by borrowing over the last ten years. Even if we wanted to do so, we can’t borrow our way back to prosperity this time... (Continue reading)

Bringing Up the Rear: Me, Martin Andelman

Bringing Up the Rear: Me, Martin Andelman

It’s a credit crisis, a global financial crisis, a foreclosure crisis, an economic catastrophe, the total destruction of the secondary mortgage market, the end of pension plan investing and Wall Street’s investment banks, and an ongoing example of why derivatives... (Continue reading)


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