Housing Market May Never Recover
Despite government aid, rock-bottom interest rates and enthusiastic overseas buyers, housing may never spring back to its pre-recession levels.
Who Will Regulate the Regulators?
Why did U.S. regulators fail to react to the alarming increases in leverage at financial institutions, or the shift of trillions of dollars of assets from banks’ balance sheets that were packaged into complex securities? Three former regulators propose a solution to what ails our regulatory system.
More Fannie and Freddie Trouble as Loan Delinquencies Show Surprising Rise
Loan delinquencies are on the rise again for the first time since the end of 2009, an ominous sign for a housing market that has yet to gain its footing in a battered economy.
Top Portfolio Products: Cantor Fitzgerald to Launch ETF Arbitrage, Van Eck Adds Mortgage REIT ETF
This week in new portfolio products, Cantor Fitzgerald announced that it will launch an ETF arbitrage business under Dan Segal, and Van Eck introduced a mortgage REIT income ETF.