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Dan Freed

Senior Staff Reporter

Dan Freed has been covering Wall Street since 2000. He has been a reporter for Wall Street Letter, BondWeek, Corporate Financing Week, Real Estate Finance & Investment, Investment Dealers' Digest and Institutional Investor magazine. He has also published freelance writing in New York Press and The New York Sun. He graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in English.

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Why Getting a Mortgage Will Remain Hard for at Least 3 More Years

By Dan Freed

Legislation to address the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is critical, but remains highly contentious.

06:09AM 10/08/14

Ralph Nader Returns to Fannie and Freddie Shareholder Fight

By Dan Freed

The storied consumer advocate and sometime presidential candidate became a last minute addition to a conference call hosted by a Fannie and Freddie shareholder advocacy group.

12:16PM 10/07/14

How Banks Are Trying to Become More Like Tech Companies

By Dan Freed

Banks are starting to make acquisitions again, though the focus in many instances is on technology companies.

06:10AM 10/07/14

Why Even Ben Bernanke Can't Get a Bank to Refinance His Mortgage

By Dan Freed

Banks are reluctant to lend to virtually anyone for fear Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will force them to buy the mortgage back if it goes bad.

01:52PM 10/03/14

Fannie and Freddie Investor Perry Capital Appeals Case Against Government

By Dan Freed

Perry Capital, one of the largest holders of Fannie and Freddie preferred shares, has appealed its lawsuit against the government.

05:10PM 10/02/14

Why Fears of Auto-Loan Bubble May Be Overblown: Bank Analyst Bove

By Dan Freed

Fears of big banks such as Ally Financial, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo facing big fines or credit losses over auto loans are unwarranted, according to a prominent bank analyst.

10:45AM 10/02/14

Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Investors May Want to Wait to Sell

By Dan Freed

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors dumped their holdings following an unfavorable legal decision. But some investment pros think it might be wiser to wait.

03:38PM 10/01/14

Analysts Stumped as Fannie, Freddie Selloff Ramps Up on Heavy Volume

By Dan Freed

Shares of Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were down sharply on Tuesday in heavily volumes as observers debated the significance of new legal developments.

04:25PM 09/30/14

Preet Bharara Tells Why Wall Street Executives Aren't in Jail Over Crisis

By Dan Freed

Legal sign offs have helped Wall Street executives stay out of jail, according to Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for New York's Southern District.

01:51PM 09/30/14

Mortgage REITs Offer Great Yields, but Big Risks Remain

By Dan Freed

If the market moves sideways and interest rates stay lower for longer, mortgage REITS like Annaly and AGNC may be one of the few ways to outperform the market.

11:29AM 09/29/14

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