February 1, 2011

Housing: The Unfortunate Combination Of Government Guarantees And Cheap Money Produced A Toxic Brew

"The government has been subsidizing housing since the Roosevelt administration, and we never had a bubble of this proportion. It was not until these guarantees were combined with a 1% federal funds rate that they became supercharged. It was the unfortunate combination of government guarantees and cheap money that produced such a toxic brew." - in uk.ibtimes.com

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