Quicken Loans, the New Mortgage Machine

New York Times, Jan. 21, 20167–Creswell, Julie
In the years since the crisis, many of the nation’s largest banks pulled back their mortgage-lending activities. Quicken Loans pushed in. Today, it is the second-largest retail mortgage lender, originating $96 billion in mortgages last year–an eightfold increase from 2008.