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Obama must keep easy-mortgage dangers in mind

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:

August 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Housing: Mortgage 'upsellers' might still be in business

It's called "upselling" - steering home mortgage applicants into higher-cost terms that increase the lender's profits - and it was rampant during the housing boom years.

August 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Mortgage backing protects against boom, bust

How should we reform our broken housing finance system? To what extent should the federal government continue to provide guarantees for mortgage financing, such as the ones it provides for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

March 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fed money not persuading banks to reduce mortgage rates

JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, the nation's largest mortgage lenders, say they won't make home loans much cheaper for consumers, even as they reported booming profits.

October 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Wells Fargo's home-loan dominance stirs concern

Wells Fargo & Co.'s grip on the U.S. mortgage market has tripped alarms among regulators and lawmakers concerned that the bank's control over one of every three new loans could hurt consumers and undermine markets.

August 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Downgrading of banks hurt customers seeking loans, credit cards

When a major bank's credit rating is cut, it deals a psychological blow - to customers, the public and financial markets.

June 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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