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  • Wall Street firm scouring for veterans to hire Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Founded by a disabled vet, Mischler Financial offers servicemen and women with financial experience a unique opportunity.

  • Exec is liable in housing crisis, but she's no CEO Saturday, 26 Oct 2013 | 12:27 PM ET

    Rebecca S. Mairone, a midlevel executive at Bank of America's Countrywide mortgage unit, was held liable by a federal jury in Manhattan.

  • Fannie and Freddie will not lower loan limits  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 3:35 PM ET

    Loan limits at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will remain at $417,000 in general and $625,000 for higher-priced markets. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Shutdown creates a jumbo problem for housing Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Some lenders will not do them at all without tax verification from the IRS. Others are delaying the process.

  • When will housing feel pinch of shutdown?  Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, explains how an extended government shutdown will likely impact the mortgage market, the IRS and the economy.

  • The 'what me worry' market downplays a shutdown Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Markets are down, but price action and light volume suggests the market thinks a government shutdown will be avoided.

  • Congress reaches new lows in budget battle Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The latest budget battle has veered even further off course than past efforts to drive the government off a fiscal cliff.

  • Citi to pay Freddie $395 million  Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Citigroup is to pay Freddie Mac $395 million to resolve future mortgage repurchase claims.

  • Top performing plays on Fannie & Freddie return 500%  Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Deepak Narula, Metacapital Management, discusses his winning play on mortgage related assets and shares his view on where he sees the housing market headed from here.

  • Mortgage market and what's next  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the leading proposal in Congress to do away with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Winding down Fannie & Freddie  Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    Five years after the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the agencies are now making money hand over fist, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Fannie and Freddie future  Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    This week marks the five-year anniversary of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's being placed into conservatorship. Bruce Berkowitz of Fairholme Capital Management explains why Fannie and Freddie shares should be returned entirely to the public market.

  • US seeks to tame mortgage risk, prevent new bubble Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    U.S. federal regulators on Wednesday will unveil a reworked proposal aimed at reducing risk in the mortgage market and limiting shoddy underwriting practices.

  • Ghosts of go-go '90s resurface, haunt Wall Street Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.

  • Gross: It'll take war to save bond investors Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    As the Fed tapers, bond yields will rise and prices will be more volatile. Little money, if any, will be earned from rising bond prices, but Pimco's Bill Gross has a plan.

  • Fannie Mae's fat profits  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Fannie Mae reported net income of $10.1 billion for Q2, and its CEO Tim Mayopoulos expects revenues to be stable and earnings to be strong over the next few years. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Future of Fannie and Freddie  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.

  • Fannie Mae makes a profit  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports that Fannie Mae reports a $10.1 billion 2nd-quarter profit. This week, President Obama proposed winding down Fannie Mae as a part of the home buying process.

  • Stock market bulls and bears struggle for control Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:07 PM ET

    Bulls and bears have been duking it out this week in the worst three day sell off for stocks in two months.

  • President: Wind down Fannie, Freddie  Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    President Obama's plans to slowly wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with private capital. Gene Sperling, Economic Council director, weighs in on the President's plan.