Viewpoint: Bernanke Admits Misjudging Mortgage Crisis

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In that piece I suggested, based on our opinion surveys around the nation, that the sub-prime mortgage problem in the housing market was a much deeper crisis than most recognized. CARTOONS | Steve.

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Nebulous policies and, famously, Greenspan’s unwillingness to rope in wild mortgage lending that led to the crisis of 2008. the fall of Lehman Brothers. Bernanke admits that, having run out of.

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Although lip-service continues to be paid to fighting inflation – and I believe FedHead Bernanke understands how. and more recently by expectations of easier money following the mortgage crisis..

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This new body-the Mortgage Origination. themselves-but in the view of [Fed Chairman Ben] Bernanke and just about everyone else-the whole financial system," Baker says. Not all of them. Even Paulson.

Viewpoint: Bernanke Admits Misjudging Mortgage Crisis Like Ben Bernanke’s desperate selection of the unemployment rate in his favor, and that of QE itself, it is very revealing that the FOMC is left with nothing but some very feeble excuses for misjudging yet again how an economy actually works.