Saturday 22nd of October 2016

The Rocky Road to GSE Reform PDF Print E-mail

No matter who wins the presidential election, proposals to significantly reform the nation’s mortgage finance system to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will still struggle to find consensus in Congress and among industry stakeholders.


Mortgage Banking

October 2016

Despite Outflows, Global Convertibles Worth a Second Look PDF Print E-mail

For more than a year investors have been taking money out of global convertible funds after loading up the prior 2 1/2 years. A few of those who pulled out money could be having regrets, given that this asset class rebounded to higher levels after the turmoil in the bond and equities markets earlier this year and again in the aftermath of Brexit.

On Wall Street

August 10, 2016

Bank Challenge: Collaborating with Online Lenders PDF Print E-mail

Bankers are facing increasing regulatory challenges to collaborating with online marketplace lenders.


Bank Administration Institute

Executive Report

Millennials Recast the American Dream PDF Print E-mail

America’s largest generation is in no rush to own a home. Meanwhile, they are renting in pricey places like Brooklyn, where there’s little chance to save for down payments. The bottom line is they seem hard-pressed to reach the homeownership levels of prior generations.

Mortgage Banking

July 2016

Black Box Casino PDF Print E-mail

Top 10 Investment Banking Book.

Ozymandias Citation Here.

Tom LaMalfa Review Here & Here.

Johns Hopkins Lecture Here.

Douglas French Column Here.

MoneyTalk with Bob Brinker Here.

Real Estate Radio Show with Bruce Norris Here & Here.

Interviewed by Phil Hall Here.

Chris Whalen Book Review Here.


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