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How a Liquidity Crisis Could Derail the U.S. Mortgage Market

A mix of over-regulation and Federal Reserve missteps could imperil the housing industry and the financial services companies that depend on it, according to a report.

As U.S. central bankers convene in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to hear Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s updated description of the American economy, the Kroll Bond Rating Agency said that today’s market is very different from the one in which the Fed committed to zero-percent interest rates. The market has shifted substantially, but regulations and policymakers aren’t keeping the pace.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam [8]

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA [9]
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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