Freddie Mac


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
A Freddie Mac sign sits in front of its headquarters in McClean, Virginia.

Flush with cash, Freddie Mac keeps paying the Treasury

Aug 4, 2015
The mortgage giant will pay the government another $3.9 billion in September.
Posted In: housing market, Freddie Mac, U.S. Treasury, insolvency

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

2/27/07, 416, 546 and the day the market broke

Jun 3, 2014
The birth of the mortgage bust and "the death of the God of the closing bell."
Posted In: Freddie Mac, mortgage bust

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