Posts tagged "Housing bubble"

Are We Heading Towards Another Mortgage Crisis?

Are We Heading Towards Another Mortgage Crisis?
Tuesday night I saw the trailer for The Big Short, which is based upon the book about John Paulson who made close to $4 B on the mortgage crisis by buying insurance contracts on subprime mortgages. It looks like it’s going to be a great movie and I loved how they used Led Zeppelin’s When... Read more »

21 Books That Don't Know What Caused The Financial Crisis

21 Books That Don't Know What Caused The Financial Crisis
If someone tells you they know what caused the financial crisis – especially if they are from Hollywood and/or wear a baseball cap – don’t believe them. Andrew Lo, a finance professor at the MIT Sloan business school, wrote a review of 21 books on the financial crisis and concluded that we can’t even agree... Read more »

Federal Reserve Meeting Laughter Tracked Housing Bubble

As you know I have a thing for great analytics. I ran across this post in the Daily Stag Hunt that showed an analysis that I wish I had thought of. The results are pretty interesting. They went through all the transcripts of the Federal Open Market Committee meetings from 2001 up through the end... Read more »
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