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Capital Markets Today

Jun 4, 2020

In April, the unemployment rate increased from 4.4% to 14.7%, the largest one month increase in history.  It is likely that the unemployment rate hits 20% in May and some forecast a 25% unemployment matching that of the Great Depression rate.

However, the more concerning percentage is the estimate by many economists...


May 29, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis, like the subprime mortgage crisis a decade ago, has sparked major public interventions to stabilize the financial markets. But the Fed isn’t stepping in to bail out the real estate sector — and the big losers are set to be ordinary households.

This is the intro to an article title “Another...


Apr 14, 2020

As we head into the spring home selling season, economist are predicting a dismal performance.  There are estimates that home sales could fall by 35% annually compared with previous years.  Analysts are watching closing to see if the strong monetary policy implemented in conjunction with pent up demand will create a...


Oct 22, 2019

Welcome to Capital Markets Today and the MWM Fund Note Investing podcast series.This is the 2nd in a series of 5 podcasts discussing the creation and strategy of the MWM Fund, a req A fund enabling the smaller investor to participate in the non-performing note investment niche.

Joining the podcast today is TJ Osterman...


Oct 14, 2019

Freddie Mac just announced it began marketing a non-performing loan sale with about $400 million in Unpaid Principal Balance.   The loans are being sold via five pools, four standard pool offerings and one extended timeline pool designed for smaller investors and non-profits.

The definition of smaller investor is...