Items Tagged with 'Liquidity crisis'


  • Could the mortgage market be facing a liquidity crisis?

    Kroll Bond Rating Agency's Christopher Whalen thinks so
    The mortgage market could be staring at a liquidity crisis in the very near future thanks in part to the Federal Reserve's repeated reluctance to increase interest rates, Kroll Bond Rating Agency Senior Managing Director Christopher Whalen told CNBC on Wednesday.
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  • Chart of the day

    This pretty much says it all -- spreads on A2/P2 nonfinancial commercial paper literally have blown up in a liquidity crisis that really is amazingly far-reaching. The spread covers high and low quality 30 day nonfinancial commercial paper, and it's pretty clear how unprecedented the spread jump is. Fist pound to Calculated Risk for the find.
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  • American Home Mortgage Faces Liquidity Crisis; Is Bankruptcy Next?

    American Home Mortgage Investment Corp. issued a formal statement this morning confirmed what most in the industry had known since yesterday -- that the lender was facing a liquidity crisis that had forced the company to cease funding new loans. In a press release, the company said it is facing what it called "unprecedented" liquidity problems:
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