The Resource Shaky Ground : the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants, Bethany McLean, (electronic resource)

Shaky Ground : the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants, Bethany McLean, (electronic resource)

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Shaky Ground : the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants
Title
Shaky Ground
Title remainder
the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants
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Bethany McLean
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eng
Summary
In a way, the situation is ironic: housing was at the root of the financial crisis, and six years after the meltdown, housing finance is still the greatest unsolved issue. TheU.S. housing market is roughly $10 trillion, making it one of the largest segments of the bond market. Roughly 70 percent of the American population has a mortgage, and for most people, the mortgage is the most important financial instrument in their lives. But until the financial crisis, few people knew the essential role that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac play in their mortgages. Given the $188 billion government bailout of the two firms - the most expensive bailout in history - the politics surrounding housing are worse than they've ever been, and the two gigantic firms sit in limbo. Best-selling investigative journalist Bethany McLean, the coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here, explains why the situation is dangerous and unsustainable, and proposes a few solutions - from the perfect, but politically unfeasible to the doable, but ugly
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Midwest
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McLean, Bethany
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332.720973
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non fiction
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Shaky Ground : the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants, Bethany McLean, (electronic resource)
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9780990976318
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(electronic bk.)
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Shaky Ground : the Strange Saga Of The U.S. Mortgage Giants, Bethany McLean, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780990976318
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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11826523
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MWT11826523
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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