Viewpoint: Bernanke Admits Misjudging Mortgage Crisis

federal reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. to know Bernanke’s view of the factors behind the housing bubble. Bernanke is saying something opaque and academic about the "interaction of expectations,

Currently, according to the BIS, Wall Street banks have lent Greece a mere $7 billion. In the grand scheme of things, that’s chump change. As recently as September 6th of this year, Ben Bernanke has said that the US exposure to Greek banks is small. Unfortunately, none of that is exactly true.

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Bernanke says 2008 crisis didn't cause era of populist politics. Though the financial crisis didn't help, he said, it wasn't the primary driver.

Shadow inventory contracts as investors snap up foreclosures The large overhang of unsold homes and the shadow inventory of homes in delinquency or foreclosure. stock prices are up more than 10% over the past year, thanks in part to healthy corporate profits.

Weekend Economists Easter Weekend April 2-4, 2010:. Summers, Bernanke and the boys made a conscious decision to side with the oligarchy at the expense of the people. As Simon Johnson and James Kwak write:. The current administration’s solution to the mortgage crisis has been the same as his Republican predecessor. Leave it in the hands of.

Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to slow as housing stalls fixed mortgage rates‘ upward climb stalled this week as weak housing data put a. four of the past five months. New home sales dropped 1.7 percent. Meanwhile, home prices continue to rise. The.

WASHINGTON – The 2008 financial crisis was an “avoidable” disaster. Ben S. Bernanke , who did not foresee the crisis but played a crucial role in. the influence of Wall Street; it says regulators “lacked the political will” to.

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2008 Financial Crisis: A Ten-Year Review conference. Panel: Central Banking in Crisis Management Andrew Ross Sorkin is certainly correct when he writes that "the prevailing wisdom is that we need tighter regulations to avoid another crisis." Unfortunately, the prevailing view is incorrect. And.

One reason, according to a Fortune 500 CEO Mizruchi quotes, is an ideological conviction so deep it trumps the bottom line. â One [view] inside the business community is a belief that anything the government touches is bad,â the executive said. â There are many who, regardless of any pragmatic benefit to their company, are opposed in any way to government run programs, government.

Lax Oversight Caused Crisis, Bernanke Says. for the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis of the last decade, Ben S. Bernanke, the.

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