The mortgage giants should be able to make sufficient revenue, as long as the government doesn't get in their way.
Credit losses at the mortgage giants are manageable, but the companies still need to earn their way out of their current predicament.
The government can get its money back on its 'investment' in Freddie Mac, provided Freddie can earn more than $56 billion over a reasonable time period and meet the government interest charges.
Revenue at these government-sponsored enterprises has risen very sharply.
These models using cumulative default curves help identify future end losses of both companies.
Here are some tools for predicting future losses at the two companies.
A look at the losses that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have realized to date.
Discussions about the future of the two government mortgage giants are taking place in a vacuum, without sufficient public analysis.