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  1. Fannie executive departs to join digital currency exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | National Mortgage News

    Fannie Mae's general counsel is leaving the mortgage giant this week to head the legal team at the digital currency exchange Coinbase, Fannie announced Wednesday. Brian Brooks, an executive vice president at Fannie, joined the government-sponsored enterprise in 2014 after leaving his position as chief legal officer at OneWest Bank.

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  2. Trump said his tax cuts would bring $5 trillion into the US;...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... was supposedly holding overseas last year, about $208 billion was in U.S. Treasury bonds, corporate bonds, or Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac debt. And that's pretty low, compared with Apple's peers. The Brookings Institution estimates that the 15 ...

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  3. AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC) Holdings Increased by Global X Management Co LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), or by the United States Government agency, such as the ...

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  4. Lehman Brothers and the Great Financial Crisis: Ten Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    ... of birdwatching. The government should resist the pressure to save Lehman Brothers, as it had Bear Stearns and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the mortgage institutions, I wrote. It had "talked tough about moral hazarda€‰.a€‰.a€‰.a€‰but been a soft ...

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  5. Los Angeles Times: Did we learn enough from the Lehman Bros....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Decatur Daily

    ... time was running strongly against the federal government bailing out Lehman the way it had rescued Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier that year. The Times editorial board was among the voices praising the decision to let Lehman go ...

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  6. A bipartisan attempt at reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... two entities, the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (a.k.a. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, respectively), which failed amid the housing price collapse of 2008. They were shareholder-owned, ...

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  7. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Acquires Shares of 90,188 AGNC Investment Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), or by the United States Government agency, such as the ...

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  8. Can the House compromise on housing finance reform? These lawmakers are willing to try.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Washington Post

    ... two entities, the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (a.k.a. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, respectively), which failed amid the housing price collapse of 2008. They were shareholder-owned, ...

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  9. The Dangerous Myth We Still Believe About the Lehman Brothers BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | CFR.org

    ... regulation of the Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (a.k.a. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), the government-backed mortgage giants, presciently observing that they posed "a systemic risk sometime in the ...

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  10. FHFA denies rumors Watt will duck House hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | National Mortgage News

    A spokeswoman for Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt, who is being investigated for sexual harassment allegations, denied rumors that he will avoid testifying at an upcoming House hearing. The House Financial Services Committee last month announced a hearing on "various allegations of waste, fraud and abuse" at the agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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  11. How the Federal Government Created the Subprime Mortgage CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... when the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Federal National Mortgage Association, otherwise known as Fannie Mae, were established. FHA's role was to provide insurance for mortgages, while Fannie's initial role was to buy mortgages that ...

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  12. Van Eck Associates Corp Increases Holdings in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp Reit Common StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | IntersportsWire

    Van ECK Associates Corp raised its position in ANWORTH MORTGAGE ASSET CORP REIT Common Stock by 3.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 454,459 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after acquiring an additional 14,987 shares during the period.

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  13. Did we learn enough from the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy to handle the next financial meltdown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... time was running strongly against the federal government bailing out Lehman the way it had rescued Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier that year. The Times editorial board was among the voices praising the decision to let Lehman go ...

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  14. The next financial crisis is a matter of when, not ifRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | USA Today

    ... happen again. a-o Government-sponsored enterprises. Opinion is divided on the role that three unusual companies - Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae - played in the Great Recession. But it is clear they pose a serious threat going forward. ...

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  15. Tampa real estate agent pleads guilty to Fannie Mae fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Business Journal

    ... to sell a property that was in foreclosure. In an effort to prevent the Federal National Mortgage Association, or Fannie Mae, from foreclosing on the property, Morgan created a bankruptcy fraud scheme where he filed a fraudulent bankruptcy petition ...

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  16. Sebastian MallabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Jewish World Review

    ... regulation of the Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (a.k.a. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), the government-backed mortgage giants, presciently observing that they posed "a systemic risk sometime in the ...

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  17. Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson says renters are getting a raw dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | MarketWatch

    ... to live. "The American Dream sort of changed over time," Paulson said during a panel discussion on the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and housing. The all-day conference featured panel discussions by former senior staff of the Treasury ...

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  18. Nobody In Congress Is Ready To Fix Housing FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Forbes.com

    The 2008 financial crisis was a major missed opportunity. The two giant government-sponsored enterprises , Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, were at the center of the meltdown and stood in financial ruin.

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  19. California Today: California Today: Who Owns the Risk for Earthquakes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The New York Times

    A study set to be published next week by a Washington-based research organization argues that the federal government is glaringly exposed to earthquake risk and should be taking steps to protect itself - and American taxpayers - from the next big one. R.J. Lehmann, a researcher at the R Street Institute, a nonprofit organization that promotes free markets, calculates that the two federally supervised mortgage finance institutions known as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could lose as much as $50 billion to $100 billion in a big earthquake because they own so many uninsured mortgages in seismically risky areas like California.

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  20. Blaming the financial crisis on free markets isn't just wrong, it's dangerousRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Dallas Morning News

    ... regulation of the Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (a.k.a. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), the government-backed mortgage giants, presciently observing that they posed "a systemic risk sometime in the ...

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