Posts filed under “Credit”

How Big Is It?

Nice info porn in the WSJ, comparing the relative size of past crises to the current mortgage debacle:
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courtesy of WSJ

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Fascinating stuff . . .

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Source:
U.S. Mortgage Crisis Rivals S&L Meltdown   
GREG IP , MARK WHITEHOUSE  and AARON LUCCHETTI
December 10, 2007; Page A1
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119724657737318810.html

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Real Estate

Housing Charts: Genesis of a Crisis

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance, Real Estate

SubPrime? So what?

I have long respected and enjoyed Jim Cramer, but jeez, could he have possibly been any more wrong than this?  Its one thing to be wrong about the future, but how about getting the present correct?

So Subprime Blows Up; So What, Says Cramer (Jim gives you the scoop on why the $500 billion market is no threat to
the market, even if it fully collapses. Added: July 16, 2007)

Geez, that makes 6,800 look good.

via ZackAttack (here)

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Video

More Trouble for Mortgage Securitizers?

Category: Credit, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Treasury Plan to Freeze Mortgage Rates

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Economy, Psychology, Real Estate, Taxes and Policy

Underwriting the SubPrime Crisis

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance

You ARE Your FICO Score

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Real Estate

Quote of the Day

Category: Commodities, Credit, Economy

Rally Continues on Bernanke Comments

Category: Credit, Economy, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Psychology

Combined Value of Leading Credit Sources

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Finance, Financial Press, Technical Analysis