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  • 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.

  • How to Reform US Mortgage Lending  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Edward Pinto, resident fellow at American Entreprise Institute, discusses how the U.S. mortgage lending business should be reformed following strong profits from Fannie Mae.

  • Will Rep. Watts Help Housing?  Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners, about President Obama's nomination to replace the head of the FHFA.

  • Santelli Wonders Who Will Run FHFA  Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Anthony Sanders, The Mercatus Center, about likely candidates to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

  • Fannie Mae Record Profit  Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Fannie Mae expects to remain profitable for the foreseeable future, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. The company earned $17.2 billion in 2012.

  • Fannie Mae Earns Big Profit, Pays US $11.6 Billion Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    Fannie Mae earned $17.2 billion last year, the biggest annual profit in the U.S. mortgage giant's history, driven by the housing recovery.

  • Blindfolds, Profits and Penance, Santelli Style  Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    Rick Santelli uses his tie to illustrate his argument that even though Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are making money they shouldn't stay on the same path. (2:39)

  • Fannie Mae Could Use Tax Break to Repay Taypayers  Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Fannie Mae could pay the taxpayer back, but isn't, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Don't Get Taken by Rising Home Prices, Shiller Warns Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:51 PM ET
    Robert Shiller

    Housing data released Tuesday was mixed, prompting economist Robert Shiller to call the housing recovery positive in the short-term, but not without many headwinds.

  • Santelli: When Doing a 'Good Job' May Get You Fired  Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute about mortgage market reform and its consequences.

  • Santelli: Three's a Crowd  Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli wonders whether Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are really helping the housing market.

  • Freddie Mac Sues More Than a Dozen Banks Over Libor Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 12:03 AM ET
    Freddie Mac

    U.S. mortgage finance company Freddie Mac is suing more than a dozen banks for losses from the alleged manipulation of the benchmark interest rate known as Libor.