The mortgage industry may have dodged a bullet, but choosing the right time to buy a home still seems like a guessing game. Commentator Lyn Millner says her attempts have brought nothing but more confusion.
The Treasury and the Fed are helping out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with another line of credit, access to special loans and maybe even buying their stock. Financial analyst Karen Shaw Petrou talks with Host Kai Ryssdal about what still needs to be done.
The Fed and Treasury have made it clear that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won't be allowed to fail. Host Bob Moon asks Marketplace's Amy Scott what steps the government may take to prevent their collapse.
Rumors and conflicting reports are flying about what the government may do to prop up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Marketplace's Bob Moon explains the mixed signals that have investors worried about another crisis in the mortgage meltdown.