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  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac won't reduce loan limits, regulator says

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac won't reduce loan limits, regulator says
    The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said Tuesday he would not force the mortgage finance giants to reduce the limits on loans they guarantee, because of concern about the slowing housing market.
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends
    Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will pay the federal government $10.2 billion more in dividends for their 2008 rescue after both firms reported first-quarter profits Thursday. With the payments, the companies will have sent $213.1...

    As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job

    As memoir is released, Geithner defends his new private-equity job
    As Timothy F. Geithner began making the publicity rounds on Monday to push his newly released memoir, the former Treasury secretary defended his decision to join a top private-equity firm after leaving office last year. Critics have charged that...

    Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism

    Neel Kashkari's stint running TARP inspired admiration, criticism
    In 2008, when Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson needed someone to run the controversial bailout of the nation's banks, he turned to a trusted and unflappable aide who had followed him from Goldman Sachs to Washington — Neel Kashkari. "We had...

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac delaying billions in write-offs: watchdog

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac delaying billions in write-offs: watchdog
    WASHINGTON -- Resurgent bailout recipients Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been avoiding billions of dollars in potential long-term losses by delaying the use of new accounting measures that would require them to write off more delinquent mortgages, a...