How did banks market mortgages?

How did banks market mortgages?

In 2004, the SEC eased leverage requirements for investment banks. What does this mean? (Remember Chapter 17 ratios?)

Describe how the Federal Reserve can use its authority to attempt to stimulate the economy.

One of the major problems that led to the financial crisis was the housing bubble. What is meant by the term “housing bubble”?

Name and explain the four reasons the Congressional committee identified for the recent financial crisis.


50 word minimum for each question

Clarity: concepts are clear and well-articulated

Critical thinking skills: Concise analysis. Considered the issues from all perspectives

Key Concepts: demonstrates understanding of all pertinent concepts

Format: Correct spelling, grammar. Readability.

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