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Racial segregation made minority neighborhoods even stronger magnets for pre-crisis subprime loans

In the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, putting America’s black and Hispanic borrowers into dicey subprime loans was like shooting fish in a barrel—and segregation shrank the barrel. 409 more words

Racial segregation made minority neighborhoods even stronger magnets for pre-crisis subprime loans

In the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, putting America’s black and Hispanic borrowers into dicey subprime loans was like shooting fish in a barrel—and segregation shrank the barrel. 352 more words

The Housing Bubble of the 2000s

The housing bubble in the 2000s was the result of many different factors that worked together to cause the rising value of homes, which led to the increased spending and debt of homeowners across the nation. 444 more words

Economics

Are We In A Housing Bubble?

One thing I think everyone can agree on is that one day the housing market will go down. Knowing the exact timing and the catalyst that starts the trend is a huge unknown. 577 more words

Our Current Illusion of Prosperity

By Frank Hollenbeck – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

President Obama and Fed Chair Janet Yellen have been crowing about improving economic conditions in the US. Unemployment is down to 5.5 percent and growth in… 755 more words

GDP & Employment

bulls that fly

dry east wind blew
from greed that grew
down streets and through
thick gray dust flew

gusts coiled around
across the ground
low howling sound… 92 more words

Alice Keys MD

Confiscating houses for the greater good

Written by Julia Caesar and posted on Snaphanen.

Translated by yours truly

Are you dreaming about your own flat? Have you been in the queue for 15-20 years and think it should be your turn soon? 2,886 more words

Sweden