Collateral damage: Mortgage crisis dampened zeal for stocks

While many American families lost their homes during the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis, the housing market crash also induced some of the decline in the stock market as investors sold equities and never went back, say University ...

Mortgage defaults at lowest level since 2005

Default risk on home loans is now at its lowest level in seven years, says a professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

The crisis of shareholder primacy

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

Zillow raises IPO expected price range

(AP) -- Real estate listing and information service Zillow Inc. said Friday it now hopes to raise up to $71.6 million through an initial public offering, up from its original expectation of as much as $51.8 million.

Another wave of foreclosures likely in new year

(PhysOrg.com) -- As we near the end of the year, Phoenix-area home prices have started to go up, but another wave of foreclosures is likely to hit soon. That's according to the author of the latest Realty Studies report from ...