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Agency Mortgage Bonds Claw Back

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:38 pm

By PRABHA NATARAJAN NEW YORK — Mortgage bonds guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were on a rebound Friday morning as the intense selling over the

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Business News Blog – Daily Business News – Peak Newsroom

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:38 pm

Its sibling rival Fannie Mae recently securitised US$47 billion of its residential loans, which makes the debt easier to sell if needed and is consistent with the federal mandate to wind down its investments, JPMorgan Chase & Co

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The American Spectator : Ten Thoughts on the Causes of the Bubble 

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:38 pm

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a government-sponsored duopoly, were made into huge points of concentrated vulnerability to failure, which then indeed failed. They significantly inflated the housing bubble though their huge entry into high

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Bush says he misses seeing servicemembers, WH food – Nation 

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 11:36 am

He talked about the economy, blaming “a lack of responsible regulation” in the lending industry for the recession and said that the Federal National Mortgage Association, known as Fannie Mae, and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.,

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IBDeditorials.com: Editorials, Political Cartoons, and Polls from 

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 7:35 am

But the federal government forced banks to lower their lending standards to boost homeownership, while also encouraging Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to finance the whole mess by buying up the bad loans. As Thomas Sowell, perhaps America’s

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Greenlight's Einhorn shorting Moody's, taking on Buffett 

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 7:35 am

N), mortgage banker Fannie Mae (FNM.N), bond insurer MBIA Inc (MBI.N) and other companies later revealed to be badly overextended. Moody’s has also come under fire for granting its top rating to mortgage-backed securities and

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Nearly Twelve Percent Behind on Their Mortgage: Report

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:33 am

The rate of foreclosure starts remained essentially flat for the last three quarters of 2008 and we suspected that the numbers were artificially low due to various state and local moratoria, the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac halt on

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DTCC › DTCC Files Application to Establish its Trade Information 

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:33 am

events including the Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual bankruptcies and the insolvencies of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) without incident.

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Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Mortgage Market Locks Up

In Mortgage News on May 29, 2009 at 3:33 am

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA are the lenders of only resort yet the Fed is still struggling to rig the market. Mike “Mish” Shedlock http://ping.fm/SBZFh Click Here To Scroll Thru My Recent Post List

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Fannie Mae's HomeSaver Advance Program Shows High Re-Default Rate 

In Mortgage News on May 28, 2009 at 11:41 pm

Fannie Mae’s unorthodox consumer loan program designed to help distressed homeowners restore their finances is showing high rates of re-default and raising

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