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  • The Mortgage Professor: Instead of scraping them, use Fannie and Freddie to make a better primary market

    The phase-out of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have now been in conservatorship for six years, is on indefinite hold. Terminating them without an effective replacement would devastate the market, and no effective replacement is in sight. The one proposed by the Senate Banking Committee, which I looked at last April, would not do it. It is time to rethink the premise.
  • Fannie, Freddie shares slump after investor lawsuits dismissed

    (Reuters) - Shares of government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plummeted on Wednesday, the day after a judge upheld the U.S. Treasury's right to seize the mortgage finance companies' profits. Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for...

    Shares of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac plunge after lawsuit dismissed

    Shares of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac plunge after lawsuit dismissed
    Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged Wednesday after a judge threw out an investor lawsuit that sought to stop the government from requiring the mortgage finance companies to pay a quarterly dividend to the Treasury. The common shares of the...

    U.S. lawsuits related to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac profits dismissed

    (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims seeking to stop the U.S. government from making Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pay a quarterly dividend to the U.S. Treasury. The dividend equals the entire net worth of each entity, minus a...

    Fannie, Freddie urged to adopt more up-to-date credit scoring models

    Are the two biggest players in the American mortgage arena — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — needlessly preventing millions of African Americans, Latinos and young consumers from qualifying for a loan because they don't have a FICO credit score?...