mortgage finance

Falling interest rates—an often-overlooked contributor to rising home prices

From 2000 to 2014, the maximum mortgage for the average family grew by 126 per cent.

Assigning proper blame in the last financial crisis

As the world wrestles with the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and America—we’ll see if 2012 is any easier than 2011—it’s worth reviewing what caused the last financial meltdown. Of some help is a new book, Reckless Endangerment—How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon.