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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

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

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

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

MID-DAY UPDATE: Goodbye Fannie & Freddie. Hello...?

Aug 18, 2010
... What, exactly? China opens bond market to foreigners -- will yuan finally rise? Facebook to try a service that knows where you are Google's...
Posted In: China, Facebook, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Google, Housing, mid-day update, whiskey, yuan

MID-DAY UPDATE -- Geithner: Fannie & Freddie can never be the same...

Aug 17, 2010
... So what SHOULD the government's role in housing be? Less defaulting, late pay on credit cards Americans cut back on routine medical care Cot...
Posted In: cotton, Credit Cards, default, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, healthcare, heat waves, Housing, mid-day update, taxicabs, taxis

Freddie Mac seeks $10.6 billion in aid

May 5, 2010
Freddie Mac is seeking $10.6 billion from the government after posting a big quarterly loss....
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