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Structured Thinking
By Michael Bright

Structured Finance Association’s CEO takes on the latest news in structured finance, public policy, and the economy.

Recent Appearances

Yahoo Finance: Michael Bright Explores Debt Securitization’s Impact on Loan Rates and the Economy

April 4, 2024

Discover how debt securitization could shape the future of loan rates amidst the Federal Reserve’s prolonged interest rate strategy. Michael Bright, CEO of the Structured Finance Association, delves into its impact on investors and the broader US economy, shedding light on its crucial role in stabilizing credit card rates and access to credit.

Bloomberg: Michael Bright on The Federal Reserve, Housing Market

March 25, 2024

Michael Bright, Structured Finance Association CEO, discusses the Federal Reserve deciding to hold rates steady and if they are running the risk of forcing the US economy into a recession. He also talks about the concern with the housing market, the housing supply problem, and commercial real estate.

SFA’s CEO, Michael Bright, Interviewed on Fox 5 On the Hill

November 6, 2023

On Sunday, November 5, SFA’s CEO Michael Bright talks about the current state of the economy and where we are headed with inflation.

SFA’s CEO, Michael Bright, Interviewed on Fox 5 On the Hill

July 16, 2023

On Sunday, July 16, SFA CEO Michael Bright discussed how government inflation has eased to 3% on Fox 5 On the Hill.

SFA’s CEO, Michael Bright, Interviewed on Fox Business

April 3, 2023

On Friday, April 1, SFA CEO Michael Bright discussed Brazil and China forgoing the dollar in favor of their own currencies for bilateral trade on Fox Business.

SFA’s CEO Michael Bright Featured on CBS Digital

October 22, 2022

SFA’s CEO, Michael Bright, appeared on CBS Digital, where he discusses the impact of the recent mortgage rate rise.

SFA’s CEO Michael Bright Featured on FOX 5

September 27, 2022

SFA’s CEO, Michael Bright, appeared on FOX 5, where he discusses market volatility.

Featured Insights

Mortgage Rates: A Primer

Oct 2, 2023

By Michael Bright Mortgage rates are north of 7 percent for a 30-year fixed loan, the highest mortgage rates since 2004. That is a psychological fact…

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