from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: The shortest CEO tenure ever

By Ben Walsh
July 6, 2012

Welcome to the Counterparties email. The sign-up page is here, it’s just a matter of checking a box if you’re already registered on the Reuters website. Send suggestions, story tips and complaints to Counterparties.Reuters@gmail.com

Reverse mortgages: the celebrity pitchmen aren’t even the worst part

By Ben Walsh
July 5, 2012

For years, there’s been a steady stream of stories laying out what was wrong with the US mortgage market. Now, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) is out with a report on reverse mortgages, which allow the elderly to tap into accumulated home equity without selling their homes. Monetization: it’s not just for the kids anymore!

from Felix Salmon:

Counterparties: Romney’s tangled, murky finances

By Ben Walsh
July 3, 2012

Welcome to the Counterparties email. The sign-up page is here, it’s just a matter of checking a box if you’re already registered on the Reuters website. Send suggestions, story tips and complaints to Counterparties.Reuters@gmail.com