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Archive: Dec 2010

  1. Wall Street’s Fatal Defect — Republished From The Huffington Post

    The fate of Fred­die Mac and Fan­nie Mae will be cen­ter stage in Jan­u­ary when the Obama admin­is­tra­tion makes its required Con­gres­sional rec­om­men­da­tions about what to do about the two com­pa­nies. The stakes for home­own­ers and the econ­omy couldn’t be higher as the next Con­gres­sional ses­sion will deter­mine if the U.S. has a pri­vate mort­gage mar­ket or if, by con­trol­ling hous­ing finance, gov­ern­ment bureau­crats will be able to direct where Amer­i­cans live and how much they pay for hous­ing. [read full story]

    Posted in: BANKS, Fannie Mae, Finance, Freddie Mac, housing crisis, Mortgage, Public Policy, REGULATION, Regulatory Reform
  2. I’m back from vacation

    Sorry for the long absence from blog­ging. Start­ing today, the Sun­shine Report is com­ing back to life. And, start­ing today I am also blog­ging for the Huff­in­g­ton Post. The first post was pub­lished today. The link is  I look for­ward to a lively debate and hope that every­one enjoys the blog and the infor­ma­tion […] [read full story]

    Posted in: Finance