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4 Ways An Interest Rate Hike Will Impact Investors

In Credit Risk Modeling, Industry News by Jesse VelezLeave a Comment

This post was originally featured on October 5, 2015, in Orchard Platform’s Thought Leadership Series, where blog series where marketplace lending leaders share their industry insights. Below I share insights gained from my 10+ years of experience overseeing the loss forecasting of $9+ billion diverse small business lending products and managing $100+ billion in retirement assets. On September 17 the Federal Reserve …

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What’s The Madden With You?

In Credit Risk Modeling, Industry News, Marketplace Lending by Jesse VelezLeave a Comment

The Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC ruling proves the importance of understanding the regulatory risk faced when pricing any asset class- especially in marketplace lending. Below is the MonJa analysis on how this ruling effects p2p institutional investors. First though, some of the facts: For a Madden v. Midland case overview, check out Lend Academy’s post “Madden 2015 Has Nothing to …

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Survival Analysis Applied to Marketplace Loans

In Credit Risk Modeling by Matt KelsoLeave a Comment

MonJa would like to introduce Professor Matthew Dixon, whose current research interests include credit modeling for peer-to-peer loans. Over the last several months, Prof Dixon and Litong Dong, a recent graduate of USF, have engaged in a collaborative research project with us here at MonJa. Their research focuses on survival analysis and how it might apply to marketplace notes. Today’s post …