1. Find Security In Covered Bonds

    Find Security In Covered Bonds

    Find out about a safe investing alternative that could have prevented the subprime ...
  2. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    These two companies are crucial to the mortgage market, but are they ticking timebombs? ...
  3. CMO vs CDO: Same Outside, Different Inside

    CMO vs CDO: Same Outside, Different Inside

    The concept of collateralizing and structured financing predates the market for collateralized ...
  4. How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market

    How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market

    Understand how rate changes can affect home prices, and learn how you can keep up. ...
  5. Introduction To Asset-Backed And Mortgage-Backed ...

    Introduction To Asset-Backed And Mortgage-Backed ...

    In this article, we will go through the structure, along with some examples of ABS ...
  6. Profit From Mortgage Debt With MBS

    Profit From Mortgage Debt With MBS

    Mortgage-backed securities can offer monthly income, a fixed interest rate and even ...
  1. Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    Could The Mortgage REITs Be A Buy In 2014?

    While the fear of rising rates has many mortgage REITs share prices singing the blues, ...
  2. The Mortgage REITs Are Beginning To Look Like ...

    The Mortgage REITs Are Beginning To Look Like ...

    As the Fed has begun its taper talk, shares of the mortgage REITs have fallen hard. ...
  1. What is a tranche?

    "Tranche" is actually a French word meaning "slice" or "portion". In the world of investing, it is used to describe a security ...
  2. Who bears the risk of bad debts in securitization?

    Bad debts arise when borrowers default on their loans. This is one of the primary risks associated with securitized assets, ...
  3. What is the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a collateralized ...

    Both collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) and collateralized bond obligations (CBOs) are similar in that investors ...
  4. What is securitization?

    Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming ...
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