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.

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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....