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Hedge funds, other investors have lobbied for removal of government controls over the mortgage giants' profits.
If the two government-sponsored enterprises go the privatization route, their stocks will increase. But that option pales by comparison with two superior alternatives.
The New York-based banking giant said it is exiting the servicing industry by 2018, a move that comes amid a pullback by many of its peers since the financial crisis.
Expect the treasury secretary nominee's hand in bank reform, tax reform and mortgage market reform.
Expect his hand in bank reform, tax reform and mortgage market reform.
Sorry investors, your post-election honeymoon comes to an end. At noon today, the Trump rally gets real.
This is what he said that moved the stocks.
Here's what may happen to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the repercussions thereof under Trump.
Home prices should rise in much of the country next year, and President-elect Trump's reform plans may help increase demand for housing.
The heads of some banking regulators -- responsible for enforcing rules that Donald Trump's administration would prefer to dismantle -- aren't planning to leave until their terms end.
Mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have languished under government control since the financial crisis. Now Trump's nominee for Treasury secretary says he wants them privatized - fast.
Until this unnerving presidential election ends, investors should stay cautious. Here are the events to watch in the week ahead.
Bank of America, in partnership with Self-Help Ventures Fund and Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC), announced the doubling of its annual commitment to its Affordable Loan Solution™ mortgage program from $500 million to $1...
For decades, the government-backed mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have dominated housing finance. Now JPMorgan may have found a way to crack the stronghold.
The Republican National Convention's official campaign platform is pretty red on social issues, but when it comes to business and finance, not as much.
Shares of Ellie Mae are up an impressive 33% thus far in 2016 and an even more striking 1,100% since the mortgage software company went public in April 2011.
A paper released last week details how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could operate in the future but doesn't address today's shareholder issue.
Ackman may have had a small win with Valeant, but he has a long way to go to get a victory on Fannie and Freddie.
His holdings keep getting hit and contain few winners.
Taxpayers may be on the hook again to finance the government-sponsored enterprises.
The chief investment strategist at Community Capital Management looks at housing, agriculture, and other sectors for sustainable investment .
In today's low-yield reality, these stocks with high dividend yields are particularly appealing right now to income investors and savers.
Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Stephen Colbert that everything is fine with the economy, so just relax.
This small homebuilder is helping big dreams come true for investors.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac took a lot of blame for the housing bust, and free-market purists aren't pleased they still exist. But most politicians don't want to discuss them.
The U.S. Treasury put Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC) into a financial limbo called ‘conservatorship’ in 2008 at the height of the financial crisis.
U.S. stock futures are heading lower on a big day for oil and gas company earnings reports, including Chevron and Exxon Mobil.