Tues 08/17/10 9:00-1:30 Listen Live Treasury Conference on Housing Finance with the Father of Mortgage Backed Securites and Others

August 12, 2010 TG-826 Obama Administration Announces Panelists and Agenda for Conference on the Future of Housing Finance WASHINGTON – Today, the Obama Administration announced additional details about its August 17 Conference on the Future of Housing Finance, including a list of panelists and the conference agenda. This event will provide a forum for public … Read more

Father of Mortgage Backed Securites Lewis Ranieri: Securitization is Not the Villain

Ahhh but I say yes it is. He claims that the abuse of securitization is to blame. Well, I say if it is abusable, then securitzation IS to blame. “Securitization is not the villain. Abuses in securitization are to blame,” Mr. Ranieri wrote. In Mr. Ranieri’s view, the practice he invented wasn’t the culprit in … Read more