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Cast of "The Big Short" film: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Grey and Brad Pitt; and the book's author Michael Lewis (Credit: Getty)

Short sellers target Canadian banks, but one says, “This is not ‘The Big Short: Canada'”

A fund manager who profited during the U.S. financial crisis a decade ago is one of a growing number of short sellers betting that...

Short sellers target Canadian banks, but one says, “This is not ‘The Big Short: Canada'”
House tax bill contains early holiday gifts for homeowners

House tax bill contains early holiday gifts for homeowners

December is mega-tax-bill time on Capitol Hill, when legislation loaded with gifts and goodies for special-interest constituents moves ahead...

House tax bill contains early holiday gifts for homeowners
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Pilot bankruptcy program encourages short sales

Kenneth Welt, senior U.S. bankruptcy trustee for the Southern District of Florida, sees promise in a pilot program to sell...

Pilot bankruptcy program encourages short sales
Short sales getting scarcer in Broward, Palm Beach

Short sales getting scarcer in Broward, Palm Beach

The previous deluge of short sales has diminished to a trickle in South Florida’s residential real estate market. The...

Short sales getting scarcer in Broward, Palm Beach
Miami leads US in percentage of short sales, report says

Miami leads US in percentage of short sales, report says

Miami leads the country in the highest percentage of short sales, according to a November RealtyTrac report. ...

Miami leads US in percentage of short sales, report says
Short sales plummet in Palm Beach County

Short sales plummet in Palm Beach County

Once a life boat for struggling homeowners in a sinking housing market, short sales are now on the decline, according to a new report. An analysis conducted by CoreLogic showed that Palm Beach County...

Short sales plummet in Palm Beach County
Plaxico Burress takes $2M loss in short sale

Plaxico Burress takes $2M loss in short sale

Former Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress took a $2 million loss on the short sale of his Lighthouse Point...

Plaxico Burress takes $2M loss in short sale
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For short-sellers, some good news

From the New York site: Policy changes by two of the biggest players in the mortgage market could open doors to home purchases this fall by thousands of people who were hard hit by...

For short-sellers, some good news
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Despite new guidelines, short-selling buyers’ FICO scores will take a hit

With generous new guidelines from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac likely to stimulate large numbers of short sales by...

Despite new guidelines, short-selling buyers’ FICO scores will take a hit
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South Florida foreclosure sales fall 26 percent, but short sales pick up momentum

South Florida saw a 26 percent drop in foreclosure sales in the second quarter compared to the same period...

South Florida foreclosure sales fall 26 percent, but short sales pick up momentum
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