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Even though mortgage rates are falling to record lows for a second straight week, getting a loan isn't easy, with CNBC's Diana Olick and Mary Thompson. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, also weighs in on how to play the housing market.
Fannie Mae hasn't asked for taxpayer money since 2008. Is it time for the government to back off on all the expensive programs designed to help housing? Fred Glick, U.S. Loans Mortgage president, offers insight.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Treasury predicts profits of between $10-$100 billion from the the federal government's financial crisis bailouts, depending on future economic conditions.
FHFA's DeMarco defends his position on principal reduction today, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
The Fast Money Halftime Report traders and Tom Barrack, of Colony Capital, discuss foreclosed housing and investment opportunities.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses spending issues in the U.S.
The Obama administration's announcement that it is broadening its mortgage modification program is all about getting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator to agree to principal reduction, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports GOP candidate, Newt Gingrich released his consulting contract with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Mike Willliam, Fannie Mae CEO is stepping down; a reported settlement against Alpha Natural Resources in the wrongful death cases of 29 West Virginia miners; and shares of Urban Outfitters are down sharply in after hours trading on news its CEO, Glenn Sank is out.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest details on the resignation of Michael Williams. "These are challenging jobs, that you have to look at in two to three year increments", says the outgoing Fannie Mae CEO.
Mike Williams, the CEO of Fannie Mae, announces he will be stepping down from his post, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Financials soared on refinancing rumors, today. Discussing what's fueling the speculation and its impact on banks, with CNBC's Diana Olick, and Chris Whalen, Tangent Capital Partners. Also, the trade on financials, with the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the SEC lawsuit against six former top executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for securities fraud. Also, Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices and David Bissinger, Siegmyer Oshman and Bissinger weigh in on details of the suit.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story on the SEC charging former top executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with securities fraud.
SEC enforcement division director Robert Khuzami says the Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac executives being charged with securities fraud have caused companies to misstate mortgage exposure; with commentary from CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Sheila Bair, Pew Charitable Trusts and former FDIC chairman, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as a source to pay for the proposed extension of the payroll tax cut, the Volcker Rule and MF Global.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on proposed plans to raise Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lender fees and pass the money on to the U.S. Treasury to help pay for the payroll tax cut. The housing lobby is fighting the idea.
Going after the pay of bonuses and executive compensation at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with Rep. Darrell Issa, Oversight & Govt. Reform Cmte. chairman (R-CA). Issa also discusses insider trading among members of Congress.
Sen. Bob Corker, Senate Banking Committee Member, (R-TN) shares a bill that will wean the country off Fannie and Freddie over time.
Discussing whether jobs are the number one reason why the housing market has not recovered, with Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and Christopher Mayer, Columbia University.