Sep 14, 2012 This week, Fannie and Freddie quietly put out some "clarifying language" that could mean a lot to some beleaguered homeowners in California and in other states.
Aug 17, 2012 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac get some slack on repaying government bailout funds. But they’ll have to shrink their businesses faster than planned.
Aug 17, 2012 There's word this morning that the Treasury Department is going to revamp its financial relationship with the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Aug 8, 2012 Rising home prices contribute to profits for the bailed-out mortgage lenders. Higher home prices should help the real estate market and homebuyers, too.
Jul 5, 2012 The home lender Countrywide gave preferential treatment to members of Congress, their staffs and employees of Fannie Mae in order to win influence in government, according to a long-awaited review by a House committee.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 19, 2012 Some of Wall Street's biggest firms want to bid on pools of foreclosed properties being sold by Fannie Mae to rent them out. What does that mean for investors and how might it affect homeowners?
Dec 23, 2011 The payroll tax cut is expected to be extended for another two months. How will lawmakers come up with the billions it's going to cost?
John Steele Gordon
Dec 19, 2011 The SEC charged two former CEOs of the mortgage giants for failing to fully report their companies' exposure to subprime mortgages.
Dec 16, 2011 Federal regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission just this morning charged several former executives at mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with civil fraud