Items Tagged with 'Recession'


  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Leadership shake-up coming to the NY Fed?

    Plus, NAR kicks off in the Windy City
    Get the latest on leadership changes at the Fed(s). Plus, Financial analyst Gary Shilling says the Fed has to get out of the forecasting business. Also, the National Association of Realtors annual convention is underway in Chicago. What's on their mind? All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Here’s the real state of the housing market

    Is a recession on the horizon?
    Three of the mortgage industry’s leading economists joined together at MBA Secondary in New York City to discuss the current state of the housing market. They addressed key issues such as, is a recession on the horizon? How many times will the Fed raise rates this year? And is San Francisco in a housing bubble?
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  • 8 years and counting: Economy could set record with no recession in sight

    FOMC could raise rates more than anticipated in 2017
    The economy is currently enjoying its third longest period without a recession, and is well on its way to setting a new record. CUNA Mutual Group’s chief economist explains what economists are forecasting over the next two years, and why the FOMC’s decisions in 2017 could change everything.
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  • Americans fail basic financial literacy test

    Didn’t learn anything from housing crisis apparently
    It would seem Americans didn’t learn from their mistakes during the housing crisis. In fact, they know less today than they did in 2009, as less of the population is able to pass even a simple financial literacy test.
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  • All banks passed their stress tests

    Here's how they fared
    The stress test results just came in, and 33 banks shows they could undergo the Fed’s tests. For some banks, this is a welcome result after failing the tests several times before. Here’s how they all fared in the tests.
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  • Housing market on the verge of another crisis?

    Market is starting to show some signs
    Although the market may seem to be improving, some are beginning to wonder if we aren’t headed straight towards the next housing crisis, according to one press report. Here are some signs where the market is showing it might be on the verge of falling.
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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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