The New Housing Bubble Just Began

Think you know why stocks and housing are booming? No, it’s not low interest rates and strong employment. It’s because the top three American banks by assets all just introduced new products aimed at providing riskier mortgages. It’s housing bubble 2.0.…

Is Buying a Home Still a Good Bet?

The housing market is arguably the biggest economic indicator for any nation. So what’s happening to the housing economy of the world’s most powerful nation? Watch as Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko and Metrostudy Chief Economist Brad Hunter discuss U.S. housing,…

What Hedge Funds Want From Fannie and Freddie

What Wall Street investors like Bill Ackman, Bruce Berkowitz and John Paulson are looking for out of their very big bets on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac–as the President and top Republicans are trying to figure out how to shut Fannie and Freddie down.…