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    Credit Default Swaps

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    Summary: What happened was that people (even those with subprime mortgages) were rated AAA. AAA rating carries little risk because it assumed everyone could pay. Banks gave away loans without even checking people's files, they want interests and rating companies want money as well, so they ensure that people will pay. Few individuals including Dr. Michael Burry realized how volatile this was and decided to buy Credit Default Swaps. Credit Default Swaps are similar to insurance in case people can't pay (in case they default). Banks sell these Credit Default Swaps thinking the market is solid and that everyone can pay them, when in reality they can't. When you buy the Credit Default Swaps you pay the bank an amount of money like Dr. Michael Burry’s…

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    also shared by the European authorities as they feel that the speculators on the market are buying too many Default swaps on Greece. I believe the default swaps should be allowed on Greece, however only in the case to hedge against buying Greek bonds. I believe the naked CDS market is too important to the global economy. However the securities these companies deal with should be made transparent. I feel the volume they trade in is ok as long as the shareholders money is being invested wisely,…

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    failures. One instance in which the “too-big-to-fail policy” has been used goes in part with AIG Insurance Company. The problem that AIG ran into involved their business with credit default swaps. Originally, AIG mostly did business with traditional insurance products; however, after getting involved with credit default swaps the company incurred a lot more risk as well as to the institutions that bought the swaps. The swaps AIG invested in had to do with subprime mortgages. The problem that…

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    The Big Short

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    financial industry. This led to different rules and standards for each entity and leaving some entities completely unregulated (Morrison and Foerster). The Dodd-Frank act aimed to put the US under one regulation and oversight system. This act resulted in many fundamental changes to the US financial system; holding eight components that make it difficult for a repeat of the financial crisis. Some of these components are things such as overseeing wall street, regulating risky derivatives,…

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    Charter Bank Case

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    The Mahaffey’s signed a promissory note with Mortgage Finance Corporation. After the job was completed, Five Star failed to complete certain parts of the agreement; because of the defects the Mahaffey’s refused to make the payments due on the note. Mortgage finance instituted foreclosure proceedings to collect the money owed. The Federal Trade Commission rule can possibly protect the Mahaffey’s because the rule prevents separating the consumer’s duty to pay the credit and the seller’s duty…

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    6 reasons why Singapore 's Small medium enterprises (SME) take up a business loan It is no secret that the economy is tough. Unemployment rates have put the globe on a huge wheel, and many companies have met an untimely bankruptcy, while some are on the edge of extinction. In today’s continuously fluxing economic climate, the riddle of starting and managing a small business is getting diificult. Nevertheless, the less fainted hearted are still thriving. In fact, it is surprising that some…

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    Many students each year graduate from state or private universities leaving with what at times is an astronomical amount of student loan debt. I am basing my argument on the risks of taking out student loans, what legal action can help those that may be in trouble and ways to help students find other alternatives to reducing student loan debt. According to the Huffpost.com student loan debt is at a stake of the crisis in our country. It surpasses by far credit card debt and other expenditures…

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    eventually defaulted on the note causing McAfee to sue Harman for payment under the guaranty. Harman had filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy after 1999 but before defaulting on the note and thus moved for summary judgment on grounds that McAfee’s claim against him had been discharged in the bankruptcy case. However, Harman had not listed the guaranty among the debts in the bankruptcy case. The legal issue being presented in this case is exceptions to dischargeable debts in bankruptcy. This case…

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    All activities of the company is done with the governance of a person called Director of the company. Director’s duties comes from common law and statue law under Corporation Act 2001.They designed so that director can provide good direction and ensure that they are working for the interest of the company. They do not use their position and information provided to them improperly. Sometime there is the situation of insolvent trading where the director of the company allow their company to incur…

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    Piggyback Loan Advantages

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    Finally, a piggyback loan allows the home buyer to purchase a home without paying PMI or private mortgage insurance. PMI is basically an insurance policy for the lender in case the borrower defaults on the loan. The lender however makes the borrower pay for this insurance policy either up front or as a monthly payment. Most lenders require PMI unless the home buyer has at least 20% equity in the home. Since a piggyback loan takes care of the 20% equity through another lender the first lender…

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