Fremont’s Subprime Platform Collapses; FDIC Steps In

According to S&P Global Ratings and an article in Bloomberg News, defaults on these subprime loans are at their highest water mark since the subprime collapse of 2008 and the "recovery rate" – what the lender ends up recouping of the original debt principle – is a mere 34.8 percent. It’s a lot money flushed.

In 2007, in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, the dollar amount originated fell sharply to $69 billion, primarily originated in the rst half of 2007. In the second block of Table 1, we split the pool of mortgages into four main mortgage contract types.

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Loans it made in 2006 led delinquencies among large subprime lenders as home prices stalled, according to a report that year by financial giant UBS. Then in 2007, the FDIC shut down Fremont’s subprime.

The United States subprime mortgage crisis was a nationwide financial crisis, occurring between 2007 and 2010, that contributed to the U.S. recession of December 2007 – June 2009. It was triggered by a large decline in home prices after the collapse of a housing bubble, leading to mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures and the devaluation of housing-related securities.

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Defining the Subprime Loan. The FDIC recently sent a letter to financial institutions giving a broad definition of a subprime loan (and the borrowers who receive them). In the letter, dated May 17, 2011, the FDIC offered the following explanation. The "subprime" label refers to the credit profile of individual borrowers.

The subprime mortgage crisis was also caused by deregulation. In 1999, the banks were allowed to act like hedge funds. They also invested depositors’ funds in outside hedge funds. That’s what caused the Savings and Loan Crisis in 1989. Many lenders spent millions of dollars to lobby state legislatures to relax laws.