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US Housing Market Remains Confusing, Contradictory

The first two months of 2018 saw some rather negative news about the housing market–concern about Trump’s tax cut and how it would impact home ownership, lack of housing inventory, increasing interest rates and declining home sales seemed to dominate news about the housing market.  715 more words


Congress loosening oversight of banks

Young adults have a saying that I think applies to a banking bill now in Congress that would roll back consumer protection gains won after the Great Recession. 183 more words


What we didn't learn from the Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis.

The Subprime meltdown was a series of events caused by, at the very bottom of the food chain, not more than 10 individual investment bankers and my reason for discussing with you this, 10 years hence, is that this crisis, which was started by not more than 10 individuals owing to their greed, shook the entire world population of approximately 10 billion.

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The bill for banks behaving badly since the financial crisis: $273 billion and counting

It’s a number that gives big bank execs nightmares. In the nine years since the global financial crisis, US and European investment banks have set aside $273 billion in provisions to pay for fines and other litigation related to bad behavior, … 380 more words

Open Letter to the Prime Minister - The Simmering Mortgage Crisis

Submitted by Heather Cole

Dear Sir,

Re: Emergency Request – The Mortgage Crisis in Barbados

There is a very disturbing ad in today’s Sunday Sun of July 2nd, 2017. 879 more words


Fraud, Theft, Defiance: Foundations Of ObamaCare & How Trump Can End It

Obama didn’t go to the Senate to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement. He said he would self-ratify — which was no ratification at all and allowed President Trump to simply exit. 67 more words


Profiting from the Working Class: How the Opioid Epidemic Echoes the Mortgage Crisis

For the second time in a decade, a group of Fortune 500 companies are engaged in a con game that is devastating working-class families and the communities in which they live. 1,413 more words