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Subprime Crisis Background Information
... This article provides background information helpful to understanding the subprime mortgage crisis ... It discusses subprime lending, foreclosures, risk types, and mechanisms through which various entities involved are affected by the crisis ...
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Subprime Mortgage Crisis Solutions Debate
... The Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate discusses various actions and proposals by economists, government officials, journalists, and business ...
Subprime Crisis Background Information - Precursor, "Subprime I"
... Although most references to the Subprime Mortgage Crisis refer to events and conditions that led to the financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008, a much smaller bubble ... It ended in 1999 when the rate of subprime mortgage securitization dropped from 55.1% in 1998 to 37.4% in 1999 ... following the 1998 Russian financial crisis, "eight of the top ten" subprime lenders "declared bankruptcy, ceased operations, or sold out to stronger firms." The ...
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