Subprime lending

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  • Case Study Wells Fargo

    after many mishaps in the past few years. One of Wells Fargo biggest mishaps was their unfair lending practices and also a more resent problem were bank employees issuing unwanted credit cards and opened unauthorized accounts that charged customers fees and damaged their credit. First let’s discuss the history of Wells Fargo as a company. In 1852 Henry Wells and William Fargo founded Wells, Fargo & Co. to serve the West. The new company…

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  • The Role Of African-Americans In Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin In The Sun

    referring to rich mixed with poor, or poor whites intertwined with poor blacks. Red lining is not just limited to home owning, it also hurts African-Americans looking for help with mortgage, retail, credit cards, insurance, and student loans. Reverse lending is defined as “another name for predatory lending. The lender does not refuse to do any business inside the red lined area, but instead targets the residence for predatory practices (The free dictionary)”. Lenders or insurers target minority…

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  • Importance Of Diversity In The Workplace

    College Paper 1 Paper 1. College Essay It is high time that corporations and economies as a whole embrace the value that diversity plays in both the work place and our communities. Too long has this been thrown under the table and not given the attention it deserves. According to the Business Journal “Diversity represents a broad spectrum of people and perspectives, and includes acceptance and respect” (, 2016). As a matter of fact, diversity is the bonding agent that leads…

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  • How Does Fannie Mae Promote Homeownership?

    This is done mainly because of the reason of tackling with high default rates of that group of people’ (mbaskool, n.d). Fannie Mae soon began to demand that lending institutions they were dealing with portrayed evidence to prove that they were not engaging in the act of redlining. The new requirements enforced by Fannie Mae subsequently lead to lending institutions lowering their standards on granting loans and charging higher interest rates on loans. This in turn meant that technically Fannie…

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  • Executive Summary: The 2008 Financial Crisis

    Subprime mortgage refers to mortgage securities backed by securities with high credit and default risks. The investment banks created clubs or pools of securities with a wide range of securities that included subprime mortgages. The investment banks sold the securities to investors throughout the world without appreciating the long-term consequences of the decline in housing prices. The rapid decline in housing prices in the United States started a domino effect throughout the world (Friedman,…

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  • The Hidden Problem Analysis

    Peter wants to buy a house but needs some assistance with the extensive research that has to take place when purchasing a home. First and foremost the basic information needs to be addressed. Peter has seen through an ad that he can obtain a loan through several options; a subprime rate, ARM, extended loan, and many other options. A subprime mortgage is a type of loan appropriate for individuals with poor credit scores usually below 600, who as a result of their deficient credit ratings wouldn’t…

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  • Subprime Mortgage Crisis Analysis

    The subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 continues to be a hot topic today because it still impacts the lives of people today. Consequently, there are many theories explaining why this crisis happened, who were key players, and who were negatively impacted. It is clear that subprime mortgages existed because it provided attractive returns however, these attractive returns came with extremely high risks that eventually did not work out in both the lenders and borrowers favor. According to Pajarska…

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  • Countrywide Home Loans Case Study

    mortgage industry, they provide these products and services to homeowners through prime and subprime mortgage loans and subsequently resell these loans to investors. In 2009, the United States (US) Treasury Department (Treasury) invested (i.e., US taxpayer-based funding) in Countrywide HL under the Treasury’s 2009 Troubled Asset Relief Fund (aka TARP.) (Source 1) In 1969, David S. Loeb (1924 - 2003) and Angelo Mozilo (1938 -) founded Countrywide with…

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  • Mortgage Backed Security: A Case Study

    overcollateralization. It is designed to protect the investors from the losses on the underlying loans. Creation of Subprime Mortgage Market and Re-Sold In Secondary Securities Market Subprime lending is defined as the type of lending to the borrowers who have weakened credit histories and reduced capacity of repayment to the lender. These borrowers have a high risk of default in repaying the loan to the lender. When the borrower is unable to repay the loan after so many plans given by the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Foreclosure Crisis

    bankruptcy as the value of their once precious homes now sunk under water. For the next few years after the “pop” of the housing market, the pieces of American families’ financial remnants were slowly recovered and lessons from this burst were learned although at the painful expense of our economy and families’ financial well-being. Two key lessons American families and lending companies were taught from the…

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