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Based on the book of the same name by Michael Lewis, the Big Short is a movie about several hedge fund managers who identified cracks in the mortgage market in 2005-2007 and attempted to bet on a collapse in the market for mortgage-backed securities (MBS). In particular these managers noted that underwriting standards on mortgage… Read more

2016 Quarter 1 California Economic Forecast Web Release
The Center for Economic Research and Forecasting will launch a web release of the 2016 Quarter 1 California Economic Forecast Thursday, March 24, 2016!

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