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  • The Big Short Story

    individual outsiders working in the world of finance in Wall Street, New York who predicts that the credits and housing bubble will collapse soon before anyone else does. At that time in the US, banks were lending out mortgages to people who could not afford housing and dealing with high risky lending rates meanwhile, the citizens were not paying back their loans from banks. So these few individuals thought maybe if they beat a large sum of money by betting on the market collapsing they would…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Foreclosure Crisis

    well-being. Two key lessons American families and lending companies were taught from the…

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  • Countrywide Home Loans Case Study

    provide, service, and sell mortgage loans. Mortgage loan and after-loan servicing include service such as collections and payment processing. As a leader in the 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…

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  • 2008 Financial Crisis Case Study

    The 2008 financial crisis has been described as the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Most economists agree that the crisis began in 2006, when housing prices began to decline, leading to the collapse of the subprime mortgage market in 2008. The subprime mortgage market had been in place since the 1990s, and lacked regulation. The lack of regulation due to corruption among mortgage securitization companies in the 1990s ultimately led the collapse of the economy 2 decades later.…

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  • The Global Economy: The 2007 Great Recession

    Most people nowadays assume that their hard earned money is pretty safe right? You would think that with all the guarantees and safety protocols banks have in place along with all the laws and rules, banks couldn’t get away with taking money from people. Well safe to say that your money is reasonably safe in this day in age, now that there are actually money rules and regulations put in place to keep your money where you desire it to be. But not so long ago, there were some pretty bad people…

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  • What Are The Reasons For The 2008 Collapse?

    issue in the United States, and the reasons that cause the collapse actually, there are a lot of reasons. However, there are four significant reasons. The first reason is a financial crisis. The second reason is banking collapse. The third reason is subprime mortgage crisis. The fourth reason is the downfall of the market crisis. The first reason is a financial collapse. In 2008 financial crisis is born on millions of Americans and is one of the most topics in the Presidential campaigns. The…

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  • Racial Discrimination In Home Loans

    Racial discrimination from lending institutions is still happening in the contemporary society. Historically, the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC) developed a “residential security map” to evaluate the risks in different neighborhood. This mapping system steadied the racial segregation in the society and also provided a tool for lending institutions to determine the loan availabilities only for certain group of people (Nier, Charles 622). For example, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)…

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  • Analysis Of The Great Recession

    Since when did a house become a tool for profit? Is it wrong for people who could not otherwise afford it to own their own home? The Great Recession was caused, in part, by a “house of cards” that was built by subprime home loans. But who was at fault and are there lessons for the future? This paper will attempt to address these questions in the context of what I have learned in the text Ethical Theory and Business (Arnold, Beauchamp, & Bowie, 2013). “Capitalism is a system of social…

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  • 2008 Financial Crisis Essay

    Many people blame the 2008 financial crisis on the financial industry. Is that true? Does the financial industry really responsible for the 2008 financial crisis? I argue no. I believe that it was caused by something larger. I believe that it was by the system of capitalism that America so wholeheartedly embraces. Capitalism allows for people to strive to obtain as much profit as possible, and it also allows for a cycle of economic prosperity and downturn; both if which will be addressed in this…

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  • Fannie Mae: The Secondary Mortgage Industry

    The secondary mortgage market is a huge piece of Americas real estate market. The secondary mortgage market allows bank to sell mortgages to certain investors and government lending agencies. This is where both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac come into play. Although the names of both of these agencies sound similar there is one key difference between the two agencies. Let's look at what each of these agencies has to do with the mortgage and housing industry. Fannie Mae Fannie Mae also known as…

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