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  • Fannie, Freddie Sued by Hedge Fund     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Perry Capital is suing the Treasury Department over its handling of the government-controlled entities. And the FMHR traders have the play on banks ahead of second quarter earnings.

  • Hedge Fund Sues Treasury     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    Perry Capital is filing suit over Fannie and Freddie in an effort to stop the Treasury from enforcing the "Third Amendment," reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • The law requires FHFA to be the conservator for Fannie & Freddie, and the lawsuit filed Sunday could very well end up in the Supreme Court, says Matthew McGill, partner in the law firm taking up the case.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports Perry Capital wants to stop the Treasury from enforcing the "Third Amendment" or the way the department deals with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Higher Rates Hamper Housing Recovery?     Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.

  • Citi to Pay $968M to Fannie Mae Over Mortgages Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    Citigroup has agreed to pay $968 million to Fannie Mae to resolve potential future repurchase claims on residential mortgage loans originated between 2000 and 2012.

  • Mortgage Market Outlook     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Glenn Schultz, Performance Trust, about how the rise in mortgage rates is likely to cause a decline in the rate of home price appreciation.

  • Spiking Mortgages Won't Derail Housing: Economist Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    Even with a recent rise, mortgage rates are still "incredibly low" by historical standards, so they will not halt the housing recovery, Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko told CNBC.

  • Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Mark Warner, D-Va., discuss their bipartisan plan to reform housing finance.

  • Paperwork Chaos Hitting Mortgage Bond Investors Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Banks have been accused of foreclosing on homeowners because they failed to maintain mortgage paperwork. Now there are signs the same problem hurts mortgage bond investors too.

  • Real Estate ‘A Tremendous Buy’: CEO Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Positives for the real estate market are strong, Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack says.

  • Will Taper Talk End Refinance Boom?     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, provides an outlook on where interest rates are likely headed and the impact of Fed tapering on the housing market.

  • Will the Fed Slam Brakes on Economy?     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae, and Howard Ward, CIO, GAMCO Investors, discuss what's moving the markets, as investors await a decision from the Fed on tapering its asset-buying policies.

  • Rising Rates Scare Borrowers Into Action Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.

  • Sen. Corker: 'Fiscal Fatigue' Has Set In     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    After working four years as a construction superintendent, corker started his own construction company, Bencor, with $8,000. In 1999, he purchased the Osborne Building Corporation and the Stone Fort Land Company, the two largest real estate companies in Chattanooga, making him the largest private landowner in Hamilton County, Tenn.  Corker is the junior United States Senator from Tennessee. Before his election to the Senate in 2006, he served as mayor of Chattanooga from 2001 to 2005.

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.

  • Bruce Berkowitz Takes Share in Fannie, Freddie Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Capital Management takes $500 million preferred equity stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Faber Report: Fannie & Freddie Post Profits     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports gains from government-sponsored enterprises were swept into the U.S. Treasury as a dividend payment.

  • Fannie Mae: From Ward of the State to Cash Cow Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has now been turning a profit for more than a year, and the chief beneficiary of that profit is the federal government.

  • Fannie Mae to Pay $59.4B to US Treasury     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Barney Frank, Former Congressman (D-MA), shares his view on fixing Fannie Mae, the housing market and the state of Wall Street.

  • Fannie Mae Reports Pre-Tax Income of $8.1B     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    The mortgage corporation is reporting its largest profit in history, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.