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How will the payroll tax cut be paid for?

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?
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Regulating Fannie and Freddie

Dec 19, 2011
The SEC charged two former CEOs of the mortgage giants for failing to fully report their companies' exposure to subprime mortgages.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, subprime, mortgage fraud
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SEC files complaint against former Freddie, Fannie CEOs

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
Posted In: Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, SEC
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Fannie, Freddie executive pay and the STOCK Act

Nov 15, 2011
The House Financial Services Committee voted to stop the multimillion dollar bonuses Fannie and Freddie executive have been getting. And the STOCK Act is introduced in the Senate.
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Congress looks into Fannie Mae pay

Nov 15, 2011
Two hearings on Capitol Hill are looking into Fannie Mae and government-backed mortgage loans. The House Financial Services Committee voted to rein in some of the million-dollar salaries for Fannie Mae executives.
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
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The Irony of Fannie and Freddie Suing Banks

Sep 3, 2011
The FHFA's sweeping lawsuits against 17 banks, filed Friday afternoon, seem to be largely like a case of case of brother-versus-brother, with the...
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
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Meet the Maes: Whiteboard explores the Mae family tree

Mar 31, 2011
Paddy Hirsch returns to the Whiteboard to explain the history of the Mae Family Tree. The fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-spo...
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, video
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The Fuzzy Future of Post-Fannie-Freddie Homeownership

Mar 31, 2011
If you're thinking about buying a house, thank the U.S. government in advance. They guarantee more than 96% of new mortgages -- a guarantee that ...
Posted In: david brancaccio, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, economy 4.0, Fannie Mae, Federal Housing Authority, Freddie Mac, government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), NYU Stern School of Business, risk retention
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Mubarak resigns, phasing-out Fannie and Freddie

Feb 11, 2011
Cheers erupted out of Egypt today as Hosni Mubarak stepped down from the presidency, handing over political power to the military. As Alisa Roth...
Posted In: Egypt, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, global economics, housing market, mid-day update, mortgage, Mubarak, protests, resign, U.S. Treasury
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Fannie and Freddie, commercial real estate, Jordanian tourism

Feb 9, 2011
The Mortgage Bankers Association this morning reported that applications for home mortgages dropped 5.5 percent last week. And the Wall Street...
Posted In: China, commercial real estate, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, mid-day update, mortgage, rent, tomatoes, Wall Street Journal, wheat

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