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The CFPB's Missed Opportunity

Professor of the Practice Clifford Rossi describes, in a HousingWire op-ed, why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau needs to rethink its definition of a qualified mortgage loan to be better aligned with industry underwriting.

Oct 22, 2020
All of a Sudden, SPACs Are Everywhere

This year, SPACs seem to be all the rage, as companies seek to go public while bypassing the initial public offering process. But, be wary.

Oct 22, 2020
What Gamers Should Know about Playing With Stocks

'Don’t confuse luck for skill,' and other advice for 'Animal Crossing' fans who want to play the stock market.

Oct 21, 2020
The Central Bank Digital Currency Pivot

How will things change when the banking systems have central bank digital currencies in place? Our experts take a look.

Oct 14, 2020
Five Pandemic Lessons for Shoppers

Brick-and-mortar stores are being forced to innovate, renovate, and invent new ways to attract consumers and keep them entertained. Here's what the upheaval means for shoppers.

Oct 14, 2020
The Models Are Out of Whack

Mortgage risk models are based on historical information and not equipped for today’s COVID-affected environment, meaning “a balance of art and science” is needed to manage these models.

Oct 08, 2020
The Pandemic Is Pushing Women, People of Color Out of Their Careers

Women and people of color are disproportionately stepping back from their careers, as they grapple with pandemic-era pressures. Their exits pose a huge setback for organizations. Here's what they should do about it.

Oct 01, 2020
What Went Wrong for Quibi?

Quibi seemed to have it made. Is it too late to right the ship on this short-form video startup?

Sep 30, 2020
Equities ‘Boom or Bust’ Debate – Two Years Later

Two years after the first debate, experts convene to spar again. The topic: Stock Market Bull vs. Bear.

Sep 23, 2020
What’s in Store for the U.S. Postal Service?

Between the pandemic and the hurricane season, 2020 has proved to be a challenging year for the U.S. Postal Service. What's next?

Sep 03, 2020

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