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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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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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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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What the Heck is a Jumbo Loan? | Mortgage Refinance

In Mortgage News on May 27, 2009 at 3:38 pm

A jumbo loan is a non-conforming loan in the sense that it does not conform to the usual standards of underwriting for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two pseudo-government loan agencies responsible for buying and reselling good-credit,

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Lagniappe's Lair: Congress poised to hand more tax money to group 

In Mortgage News on May 27, 2009 at 3:35 am

The guy who made the abuse at Fannie Mae possible is once again abusing the power of his office, this time for the benefit of ACORN–a systemically-corrupt socialist organization that Barack Obama was once employed by back in his

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