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  1. How Interest Rates Affect the Housing Market

    Understand how rate changes can affect home prices and learn how you can keep up. ...
  2. Does the S&P 500 Still Have 20% Downside Risk?

    Find out what top bond fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach foresees for the U.S. stock ...
  3. Behind the Scenes of Your Mortgage

    Four major players slice and dice your mortgage in the secondary market.
  4. People Are Watching Showtime's "Billions" Because ...

    TV dramas about Wall Street have historically tanked. That is, until Showtime's "Billions." ...
  5. The Most Important Factors that Affect Mortgage ...

    Discover what the most important factors are that affect mortgage interest rates. ...
  6. The Return of CDOs After the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Learn how the market for CDOs is coming back after the 2008 financial crisis, and ...
  1. Top 3 Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) ETFs (MBB, ...

    Discover some of the best opportunities for investors seeking exposure to mortgage-backed ...
  2. Top Mortgage-Backed Securities ETFs

    Investing in mortgage-backed securities has many advantages, but studying their history ...
  3. CMO vs CDO: Same Outside, Different Inside

    The concept of collateralizing and structured financing predates the market for collateralized ...
  4. Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, ...
  1. What is the 1003 mortgage application form?

    Learn about the 1003 mortgage application form, what information it requires and why this form is the industry standard for ...
  2. What is securitization?

    Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming ...
  3. What are the different types of subprime mortgages?

    Clarify your understanding of subprime mortgages. Learn about the different types, how they work and when they might be beneficial.
  4. Are subprime mortgages still available for homeowners?

    Buying homes became increasingly difficult after the housing bubble burst. Since then, subprime mortgages have been making ...
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  6. Weighted Average Life - WAL

    The average number of years for which each dollar of unpaid principal on a loan or mortgage remains outstanding. Once calculated, ...
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