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Why The U.S. Treasury Really Took Over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

money and investingRodney Johnson:  The year 2008 was full of nasty surprises. One of the biggest was the government takeover of twin mortgage giants Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA, or Fannie Mae) and Federal Housing Lending Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC, or Freddie Mac).
ETF BASIC NEWS July 29, 2015 3:49pm

Fannie & Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses [Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me]

government america Mac Slavo: There is trouble again for federal mortgage backers and bailout queens Fannie Mae (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OTCBB:FMCC), whose failures helped to trigger the housing market collapse and subsequent 2008 economic crisis.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 19, 2015 11:53am

Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac’s (FMCC) New Plan [Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp]

investIn an attempt to encourage more lending as well as expedite the housing market recovery, Federal National Mortgage Association (OTCBB:FNMA) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (OTCBB:FMCC) have revised
ETF BASIC NEWS November 22, 2014 12:21pm

The Demise Of Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC)? [Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp]

wall-street-etfIf the next Congress wants to accomplish something, it might take up the matter of Fannie Mae (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OTCBB:FMCC), the federal housing agencies that effectively went bankrupt in 2008 and were rescued through a $187 billion taxpayer bailout.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 3, 2014 1:42pm

Mortgage Credit Is Still Too Tight [Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp]

housing-etpMore proof that low mortgage rates are not the key to home ownership: Rates dropped to their lowest level in nearly 18 months last week, causing an 11.6 percent rise in applications, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday.
NYSE:IYR October 27, 2014 12:18pm

Regulators Easing Lending Rules [Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp]

residential real estateRegulators are loosening some lending rules, hoping to give a boost to the slow-to-recover housing market. It's a departure from the push after the financial crisis to tighten lending standards.
NYSE:IYR October 24, 2014 12:56pm

Investors: Beware Of Defensive Stock Advice (XLP, SH, MCD, KO, KFT, PG, ABT, MRK, PPL, DUK)

Sy Harding: With the U.S. economic recovery stumbling again, the euro-zone debt crisis back in the headlines, and ‘Sell in May and Go Away’ on the minds of many investors, Wall Street is beginning to put out advice on how to prepare for a potential market correction.

NYSE:PPH April 20, 2012 5:02pm

Federal Reserve: Ten Things That Every American Should Know About The Fed (UUP, C, BAC, JPM, GS, MS, WFC)

Michael Snyder: What would happen if the Federal Reserve was shut down permanently? That is a question that CNBC asked recently, but unfortunately most Americans don't really think about the Fed much. Most Americans are content with believing that the Federal Reserve is just another
NYSE:UDN February 9, 2012 2:48pm

Housing Market: Why Things Will Get Much Worse For Real Estate (IYR, SRS, URE, DRV, DRN, XHB, GS)

Andrew Snyder: The nation's housing market is in shambles. But as Washington passes the buck to Wall Street, it's about to get even worse.  After nearly 10 years of government manipulation, the fate of the nation's housing market (NYSEARCA:IYR) once again lies in the hands of capitalism. We've gone
NYSE:DRN January 18, 2012 1:03pm

How Will The Release Of HARP 2.0 Impact The Housing Market; Which Stocks To Play? (XLF, FAS, BAC, C, WFC, JPM)

David Oldenburg: There is a lot riding on the release of HARP 2.0, with over 12 millions home owners upside-down, strategic foreclosures the new in thing and buyers with no compelling reason to buy. I have been in the mortgage and real estate industry as an active producer and CEO for 20 years, have hosted
NYSE:FAS November 15, 2011 3:15pm

Investors: Why A U.S. Default Will Be A Good Thing (SLV, GLD, TBT, TLT, SPY)

By Martin Hutchinson:  Now that Standard & Poor's has finally slashed its U.S. credit rating, it's more apparent than ever that a U.S. default is imminent.
NYSE:TBT August 11, 2011 12:14pm

Real Estate ETFs: Don’t Expect To See A Housing Market Rebound Anytime Soon (ITB, XHB, IYR, SRS, URE)

David Zeiler:  Dragged down by such anchors as a bulging pipeline of foreclosures and a dearth of buyers, it will be many more months – if not years – before a housing market rebound takes hold.
NYSE:ITB August 3, 2011 12:11pm

Government Debt Default: How To Invest With ETFs On The Countdown To D-Day (GLD, TBT, SH)

Martin D. Weiss:  The United States government is now just eight days from D-Day — the day of debt default. If it actually happens, the ensuing chaos could bring the end of the United States as we know it today.
NYSE:GLD July 25, 2011 1:18pm

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