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In the lending world, folks are talking about the change in FHA loan levels . Economists and investors have their eye on debt. Have a balance on your credit card? Or a mortgage, or car loan? You’re not alone. Federal, corporate and household debt worldwide stands at an unprecedented $250 trillion , nearly three times the volume of economic output. (To keep things in perspective, if you paid $1 million a year to reduce that, it would take 250 million years, not including accrued interest.) Does anyone care? Some economists say borrowing should increase and debt is not a problem as long as it remains sustainable, while others say the effectiveness of monetary policy will be curtailed if a crisis occurs. Fortunately in MBS land, US mortgage delinquencies have fallen to near 25-year lows. Hopefully…(read more)

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