Viewpoint: Bernanke Admits Misjudging Mortgage Crisis

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"Virtually every economist agrees that the financial crisis will not diminish, and the economy will not begin to recover, until we address the root cause of the problem: the failed mortgage market," Durbin said.

Shadow Inventory Could Take Four Years to Clear: Morgan Stanley Las vegas broker tina africk, who manages 60 single-family home rentals, told Bloomberg that houses that were formerly rented in 30 days can now take 60-90 days to fill. At the same time, rents have.

Or as the treasurer of one big investment bank admits: “What we are seeing now is like a natural. warned of growing uncertainty in the global economy in the wake of the US subprime mortgage crisis.

Bernanke admits that the global trade imbalance is a fundamental cause of the economic crisis. Amen. Financial Reform to Address Systemic Risk by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, March 10, 2009 at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.

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Banks are lending to each other again, though mortgage. out of the financial crisis effectively gave the Federal Reserve a green light to keep pumping money into the markets. And by doing so, the.

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Home prices fall, but inventory levels improve With the national and local real estate markets turning positive, questions. The concern is that shadow inventory will challenge improving values.. interest rates because of job losses and falling home prices in many parts of.Redfin: Last year’s tax reform bill impacted fewer homebuyers than expected Home buyers, prepare for sticker shock. Prices of homes are expected to tick up. you’ll see even less of an impact on affordability. While the price of the home you’re buying will be more expensive.MBA: Refinance once again drives mortgage applications In their most recent report, mortgage applications have increased once again. One point. Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 19, 2013..

Ben Bernanke on how he thinks about the financial crisis Alan Greenspan. First appointed Federal Reserve chairman by President Ronald Reagan in August 1987, he was reappointed at successive four-year intervals until retiring on January 31, 2006, after the second-longest tenure in the position (behind William McChesney Martin ).