S&P Expands Downgrades to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Others. – Fannie and Freddie own or guarantee about half of all U.S. mortgages, or nearly 31 million home loans worth more than $5 trillion. As part of a nationalized system, they account for nearly all new mortgage loans. Their downgrade might force anyone looking to buy a home to pay higher mortgage rates.
While housing may be brighter today, Fannie Mae’s chief economist doug Duncan remains cautious about the remainder of the year. "The July data hasn’t changed our forecast for slow growth in 2012.
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Yellen: Fed needs to detect asset bubbles when they’re forming Where he once charged that Fed Chair Janet Yellen should be ashamed of herself, he has scarcely mentioned her name since he’s been in office. Gone are the days of railing against asset bubbles and..
The rescue of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac amounts to more than a stabilisation plan – it is a bold policy intervention that aims to brighten the outlook for housing, credit and the US economy.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had a positive influence on the mortgage market by increasing homeownership rates in the United States; however, as history has proved, allowing Fannie Mae and Freddie.
First it was New Century in March, then American Mortgage and Countrywide in September, then it got worse as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Credit Suisse First. that mortgages GSE’s (Fannie (FNM).
CNBC’s Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more.
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NEW YORK, July 11 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday as fears about the stability of the top two home financing providers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. and Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), on.