Bestselling Author Josh Rosner to Keynote at Valuation Expo 2012
Some think he's clairvoyant. Others call him a rock star. When it comes to foreseeing the economic mess our country found itself in in the last 5 years, Josh Rosner sounded the warning bell. If only somebody had been listening.
Everybody's listening now. Josh Rosner is co-author of the New York Times bestselling book "Reckless Endangerment - How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon". Rosner is
Managing Director at independent research consultancy Graham Fisher & Co.
He advises regulators, policy-makers and institutional investors on banking with a focus on housing and mortgage finance. He is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN and other media outlets. Previously he was the Managing Director of financial services research for Medley Global Advisors, Executive Vice President at CIBC World Markets and a Managing Director at Oppenheimer & Co.
In 2001, Mr. Rosner authored "Housing in the New Millennium: a Home without Equity is Just a Rental with Debt" warning of the risks resulting from structural changes in the mortgage finance system.
In 2003, Mr. Rosner was among the first analysts to identify operational and accounting problems at the Government Sponsored Enterprises. In 2005, he was among the first analysts to identify the peak in the housing market. In February 2007, warning of the likelihood of contagion in credit markets Rosner co-authored the Hudson Institute paper "How Resilient Are Mortgage Backed Securities to Collateralized Debt Obligation Market Disruptions?".
In the co-authored May 2007 paper "Where Did the Risk Go? How Misapplied Bond Ratings Cause MBS and CDO Market Disruptions" Rosner identified the problems in structured finance. His "Toward an Understanding: NRSRO Failings in Structured Ratings and Discreet Recommendations to Address Agency Conflicts" was presented in the Winter 2009 Journal of Structured Finance.
Now he's coming to Valuation Expo 2012 in November 2012 to share his thoughts on how we got here, and where we are going. Don't miss this chance to hear from one of the best analysts on Wall Street today.
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