Food Bubble Is Expanding U.S. Waistlines: Vikram Mansharamani

Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) -- In the housing boom that lasted from 2001 to 2007, highly motivated investment bankers capitalized on historically low interest rates, abundant liquidity, government-sponsored housing finance, political encouragement to make housing accessible to all, and mortgage-interest tax policies to create a securitization party of unrivaled scale and scope.

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