Items Tagged with 'Great Recession'


  • This is how the housing market has fared since the Great Recession

    Employment rates and income growth have played a huge factor in market success
    Ten years following the Great Recession, LendingTree has revealed new data that details how well the housing market has fared since 2008. Interestingly, the company's data reveals that employment rates and income growth are key factors in determining which metros have fully recovered. Find out which markets are thriving here.
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  • Harvard: The housing crisis for Baby Boomers is on the way

    Who's going to pay for this?
    A study conducted by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University reveals many Americans will face greater troubles before being able to retire due to decades of damage to personal wealth from the Great Recession. As a result, the lack of affordable and safe housing for America’s aging population is headed to a crisis point.
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  • From HW Magazine

    Why immigrants are crucial to the housing market

    The driving force behind 40% of housing demand, and growing
    Despite all the media attention focused on Hispanic immigrants, the fastest-growing group of immigrants is actually Asians and, more specifically, Indians. Indians as well as Chinese-Americans are also more likely to own than rent.
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  • Bernanke: Execs should have gone to jail for Great Recession

    Memoir says he regrets few were held criminally liable
    Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has a lot of regrets about the Great Recession, everything from thinking more executives should have done time for doing the crime, to the belief that he didn't do enough to sell Americans on why Wall Street needed tens of billions in bailout.
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  • Chris Whalen: The Great Recession’s true impact

    What has really changed?
    It’s been about half a decade since the Great Recession, and the economy still has room for improvement. Christopher Whalen argues that the low-interest-rate environment that arguably helped cause the 2008 financial crisis remains in place today.
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  • Tech bubble vs. Housing bubble

    Same cost, extremely different impact
    Back in 2000, the dot-com bubble burst, costing $6.2 trillion in household wealth. Then shortly after, the housing crisis hit, and the value of real estate owned by U.S. However, the two created very different results.
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