May 24, 2017

The Recovery is Upon Us – Case Shiller Home Prices Beat Expectations, Up Across the Board, Housing has Bottomed

PRESS RELEASE Home Prices Rose in the Second Quarter of 2012 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller … [Read more...]

Darrell Issa: Wiretap approvals show high-ranking DOJ were plenty aware of Fast & Furious gunwalking

Of smoking guns and gunwalking. From the beginning, the Obama administration’s line on the … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Panic. Reacting to this morning’s weak jobs report, President Obama admitted the economy is not … [Read more...]

Time to change pro-life tactics?

Persuasion. Over the last 40 years, the pro-life movement has had its ups and downs. On the one … [Read more...]

HUD Inspector General fills in some details on robo-signing and other abuses

For those without enough reading after the legal document dump on Monday in the national mortgage … [Read more...]

Open thread: Alabama and Mississippi; NBC calls Alabama for Santorum; Fox News calls Mississippi for Santorum; Santorum video added

Cliffhanger. The polls close at 8 p.m. ET. Am I right in thinking that after two months and 26 … [Read more...]

The Ed Morrissey Show: Andrew Malcolm

3 pm ET! Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (3 pm ET), my friend Andrew Malcolm joins us as always on … [Read more...]

Pushback on the San Francisco City Assessor-Recorder Foreclosure Audit

Not surprisingly, there's been some attempts to downplay the significance of the SF City … [Read more...]

Why Rick Santorum doesn’t owe us a “contraception speech”

Big government ups the ante on everything. … but could do a lot of good with a “nature of … [Read more...]

United Nations leaders want a world tax to help the poor?

Of course they do. At least United Nations officials are transparent about their goals to … [Read more...]

Calling All Lawyers to 5,000,000 Crime Scenes

It’s time for me to have an adult conversation with the experienced practicing attorneys in … [Read more...]

Calling All Lawyers to 5,000,000 Crime Scenes

It’s time for me to have an adult conversation with the experienced practicing attorneys in … [Read more...]

William Black | What if the SEC investigated Banks the way it is investigating Mutual Funds?

What if the SEC investigated Banks the way it is investigating Mutual Funds? By William K. Black The … [Read more...]

Your Favorite Business Bankruptcy/Restructuring Lingo?

One more quick poll: off the top of your head, what lingo/cryptic terms do business … [Read more...]

Open thread: Iowageddon

Last chance. 9 p.m. ET on Fox News, the 16th debate of the primary season — yes, really … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Filings Drop for 13th Consecutive Month

On a year-over-year basis, the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate dropped for the 13th consecutive month in … [Read more...]

Bret Baier to Romney: Didn’t you used to have basically the same immigration position as Gingrich?

Uh oh. Skip to 5:05 for the immigration bit — although, if you have time, I recommend watching … [Read more...]

Romney ties Obama in new “swing state” polls

But Obama back to a tie with "generic Republican." National Journal gives a pretty good rundown of … [Read more...]

THE CRAVEN, A Halloween Trick-or-Treat, With Apologies to Edgar Allen Poe

Okay, so Halloween was yesterday, but I was really busy yesterday, as those with children often are. … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton polls ahead of GOP frontrunners

Not that it really matters, but still ... Barack Obama barely beats them in hypothetical … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

9-9-9. “Yesterday, radio talk show host Sean Hannity asked the former House Speaker what he … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Filings Dropping More Rapidly Than Expected

According to the most recent data from Epiq Systems, there were 120,800 bankruptcy filings in August … [Read more...]

Case Shiller Roller Coaster Illustration – The Ups and Downs of Home Prices from 1890-2010

Inspired by the infamous roller coaster video from SpeculativeBubble.com in 2007 using Rollercoaster … [Read more...]

One More Time, With Feeling

A Credit Slips reader pointed me to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pondering why the … [Read more...]

One More Time, With Feeling

A Credit Slips reader pointed me to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution pondering why the … [Read more...]

Who gets stuck fixing foreclosed homes when banks bail?

“Cape Coral - Big banks are taking over foreclosed homes but in some cases they’re not … [Read more...]

Is Your Foreclosure Final Judgment Void or Voidable? Rally Saturday November 20, TAMPA

When I started defending foreclosures years ago there was no real defense.  The homeowner did not … [Read more...]

Lakeside Bank, St. Charles, La — The Way Banking Should Be

Editor’s Comment: Only one Bank has failed in Louisiana since the financial crisis began. And … [Read more...]

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