Fannie Mae


All in the family: the new mortgage math

Sep 16, 2015
Fannie Mae overhauls a loan option to reflect economic realities.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, home loans, mortgage
The headquarters of Freddie Mac in McLean, Virginia.

U.S. mortgage giants under the microscope

Sep 14, 2015
What's the deal with our strange relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
Posted In: mortgage crisis, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The man behind Fannie and Freddie

Jun 4, 2014
In the world of real estate, few people are more powerful than Mel Watt.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Housing Administration

The Wrap: Keep chuggin' along

May 16, 2014
Bonds, inflation, housing: we review this week in the economy
Posted In: Housing, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, bonds, inflation, Timothy Geithner

PODCAST: Fixing infrastructure and American jobs

May 14, 2014
Cisco makes a move into the "Internet of Things." And, Fannie and Freddie start paying back the American taxpayer.
Posted In: infrastructure, internet of things, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

What would a post-Fannie and Freddie world look like?

Mar 13, 2014
Many want the quasi-governmental outfits snuffed out for good
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Housing, housing bubble, asset bubble, privatization, real estate

A plan to wind down Fannie and Freddie

Mar 11, 2014
Senate leaders have a bipartisan blueprint for getting government (somewhat) out of the housing market.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Fannie and Freddie: Cash cows avoid the slaughter?

Feb 27, 2014
The mortgage lenders have turned around their fortunes -- and not everyone's happy about it.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Breaking even on Fannie and Freddie bailouts

Nov 22, 2013
Congress and the White House are weighing what is next for the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Posted In: bailout, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, real estate, Housing

White House says no to recapitalizing Fannie and Freddie

Nov 21, 2013
The White House is throwing cold water on a private investment group’s proposal to recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the giant government-owned and government–backed mortgage companies.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac