The Ripple Effect

Schwartzman, Joy A.; Schmitz, Michael C.
June 2008
Best's Review;Jun2008, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p55
Trade Publication
The article examines the impact of the collapse of the subprime residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) market to U.S. insurance companies. Crisis in RMBS emerged from overheated residential real estate markets due to a persistent low-interest-rate environment. It is noted that the collapsed RMBS has agitated from financial- and mortgage-guaranty insurers to companies throughout the sector. INSET: Regulatory Renaissance?.


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