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P2P Lender Who Accidentally Bankrolled San Bernardino Massacre Strikes $5 Billion Deal With Jefferies, Soros

Over the past week, I’ve given readers a window into the sometimes seedy world of marketplace lending.

The P2P phenomenon was all the rage there for a while, but fell on hard times when choppy credit markets and questions about the model sapped demand for the loans the companies originate. 990 more words

Securitization

Wall Street, Hedge Funds, Billionaire Investors, the Corrupt Federal Government and the Student Loan Scam


Student loans are a scam intended to redistribute income from college students to wealthy individual and institutional investors. College students today owe more than $1.4 trillion dollars in student loans, and that figure is getting bigger by the day. 1,273 more words

Marketplace Lending Securitization Comes of Age

An excellent summary of the fast maturing market for the securitization of marketplace loans, or fintech loans as they are also commonly known, has been prepared by… 21 more words

Securitization

Trump's deportations begin

As The Intercept‘s Ryan Devereaux pointed out last Thursday, Trump’s travel ban on people from a group of predominantly Muslim countries, selected on a somewhat questionable basis if the aim is to counter “terrorist threats”, together with the high theatre of his border wall project, distracted attention from two January 29 executive orders that hardened the enforcement of measures against immigrants already in place in the United States. 1,083 more words

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Can Technology Solve Information Overload and Complexity in Securities Disclosure?

Securities disclosure is under fire, with professors and politicians launching two basic criticisms against it. The first is that it causes “information overload:” Investors cannot process all the disclosure that securities rules require. 872 more words

Securities Regulation

Creating Mortgage-Backed Securities through Securitization

An experienced financial trader, Dirk Coetzer is the managing director of Firminy Equity Fund and ICON Capital Sarl, LLC. From his office in Luxembourg, Dirk Coetzer oversees the fund’s alternative investments and securitizations. 149 more words

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Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary: Lackey for the TBTF Banks

Mnuchin was and remains “the guy between the guys.” Billed as the organizer of OneWest his role was to provide a layer between the founders and the rest of the world.

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