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Want to make $24M? Here’s how via Hedge Funds

MSNBC’s Dorian Warren pretends to be a high-risk investor and shows us, hypothetically, how to make $24 million.

HUD “must give homes 48-hr head start”

Jared Bernstein, fmr. Economic Adviser to VP Joe Biden, says HUD must organize 48-hour interventions for delinquent home owners to get on track before Hedge Funds swoop in and take over.

Should overdue mortgages go to non-profits?

Senior Policy analyst Sarah Edelman emphasizes the personal relationships non-profits have with homeowners that Hedge Funds just do not, stating “non-profits are overall better equipped to make loans work out.”

Silver lining to Wall St. neighbors? Nope.

Center for Popular Democracy’s Aditi Sen admits the story we’re told is private equity firms will build white picket fences throughout troubled neighborhoods when in reality, single-family renters are left with community problems in a national quick-fix.



Earlier Event: September 23
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Later Event: October 14
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