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  • Hedge funds still hope for big Fannie-Freddie win Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Hedge fund managers aren't concerned about the sharp price drops of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock this week while waiting for a bigger payday.

  • Sen. Corker on reforming Fannie & Freddie  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn), discusses the Senate Banking Committee's proposed legislation to overhaul the housing finance market.

  • Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders CEO, discusses how a plan to overhaul the housing finance system and replace lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will impact the housing industry.

  • The plan to replace Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the future of mortgage giants Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac amid a bi-partisan deal on Capitol Hill to phase out the two lenders and what big hedge funds stand to get hit the hardest.

  • Cramer is enthusiastic about these six declines Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Jim Cramer promises to always find you a bull market somewhere. Yet he’s oddly enthusiastic about declines in at least six stocks.

  • Fannie & Freddie face reform  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's stocks are getting crushed on news that lawmakers will release a blueprint for housing finance reform.

  • Fannie, Freddie dive after Senate bankers reach deal Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    The leaders of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday announced an agreement on legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, jump-starting a long-standing debate that could still take years to resolve.

  • Fewer affordable houses, even as credit eases Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Higher interest rates, flat household income and all-cash investors are making it harder to find a house at the right price.

  • Berkowitz's no-hedge hedge fund up 33% Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    A year ago, Berkowitz formally attempted to simultaneously manage both a hedge and mutual fund. So far, so good.

  • Wealthy Islamic banks explore partnerships in the West Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 | 8:41 PM ET

    As banks that comply with Islamic law are making inroads into the global banking scene, Western businesses are working to meet their expectations.

  • Sales of bank-owned homes surge Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    With a steep jump in home prices this year, sales of repossessed homes spiked, accounting for 10 percent of all residential sales.

  • Ralph Nader just dialed Carl Icahn, on your behalf Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:51 AM ET
    Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader has fought many battles against powerful interests and now says it's time for investors to band together to fight corporations.

  • Eyeing a rental market play? Blackstone wants you Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 3:23 PM ET

    After investing close to $7 billion in rental properties, Blackstone is offering cash to smaller investors looking to get into the game.

  • How much house can $1 million buy? Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 5:27 PM ET
    The Beach Bungalow

    Seven $1 million homes will be featured, all with Main Street addresses. Which homes will give buyers the biggest bang for the buck?

  • The new mortgage landscape: What you need to know Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    The spring could bring a new surge in home sales, but buyer demand will be hit head-on by changes unfolding in the mortgage business. Learn more.

  • Rising mortgage rates a boon to smaller lenders Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers away from larger lenders.

  • Fannie Mae: Five years later  Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Former Fannie Mae CFO Timothy Howard explains the trends he wrote about in his book "Mortgage Wars."

  • New way to stop foreclosures still only a threat Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.

  • Fannie-Freddie suitor: We can raise the money Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    Bruce Berkowitz, founder of Fairholme Capital

    Fairholme Capital's founder says he's confident he can raise the billions needed for his proposal to buy Fannie and Fannie's insurance components.

  • Fairholme CEO: American's want progress  Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    In an exclusive CNBC interview, David Faber talks with Fairholme Capitol CEO Bruce Berkowitz about their proposal to buy Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for $52 billion. Berkowitz says housing finance is critical to the American dream.