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Mortgage Securitization

Hank Paulson: Fannie, Freddie Should Become Like 'Public Utilities'

Hank Paulson | Henry Paulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should not be allowed to revert to their old form, crowding out private competition and putting taxpayers on the hook for f...

Nothing Should Be Random About Rating Agency Assignments

Sue Allon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sue Allon

Franken's measure was creative, but the diverse range of qualifications among the approved rating agencies is frightening to contemplate if a random assignment was the norm.

Krugman is Wrong

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dr. Krugman's analysis is wrong. Securitization has provided many benefits to the economy as a whole -- it is not the sole problem with the current situation.

Yale Experts Seek Root Of Financial Crisis

Yale School of Management | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Q: Mortgage securitization has gotten a lot of attention lately, but how long has it been around? Frank Fabozzi: Mortgage-backed securitization goes ...