Monthly Archives: March 2011

Godzilla Hedge Funds Fannie Mae, Freddie Were ‘Guaranteed to Fail’: Books

The latest book by the NYU Stern professors is reviewed. A number, like a picture, can be worth 1,000 words. In England, 1066 means the Norman Conquest. The world over, 3.14159 screams pi. For Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the … Continue reading

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How to Reinvigorate the US Mortgage Market

Professor Viral Acharya comments on US Treasury’s recently released proposal. The longer the Obama administration waits to re-engage the private sector, the harder it will be to reverse the trend of state sponsored mortgages, writes NYU professor and European Systemic … Continue reading

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NYU Stern’s latest work on the financial crisis, “Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac,and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance”

NYU Stern’s latest work on the financial crisis, focusing on the GSEs: “Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance” (Princeton University Press) was published this week. Please visit the NYU Stern website, to see … Continue reading

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Webinar: “BP’s Failure to Debias: Underscoring the Importance of Behavioral Corporate Finance”

Presented by Hersh Shefrin, Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University, Faculty member Master of Science in Risk Management Program at NYU Stern. Based on the joint work with Enrico Cervellanti, University of Bologna this presentation will cover a behavioral … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Leads $22 Billion Increase in U.S. Banks’ Payouts

Professor Matt Richardson says stress tests should have been more severe to identify which banks would present big risk to the overall financial system. U.S. bank investors may have been rewarded with an extra $22billion annually after government tests showed … Continue reading

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