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  • Santelli: When Doing a 'Good Job' May Get You Fired

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

  • Santelli: Three's a Crowd

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

  • 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.

  • Mortgage Credit Show Signs of Thawing

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports banks and lenders are loosening up the purse strings. There's been a "noticeable increase" in the purchase of fixed-rate low down payment loans, some with as little as 3-5% down, but they may require mortgage insurance.

  • J.C. Penney Turnaround in Doubt as Sales Plummet

    Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.

  • Bank of America profit fell from a year ago, as it took more charges to clean up mortgage-related problems.

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    Wells Fargo posted earnings expectations Friday, but shares fell amid disappointment with the profit margin in the bank's lending business.

  • CFPB Tightens Mortgage Lending Rules

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports a U.S. consumer watchdog group has made mortgage policy changes on banks in an effort to protect borrowers from the ills of the past decade.

  • Mortgage rates

    More than five years after the housing market collapsed, the U.S. government's newly created consumer watchdog said Thursday it will force banks to verify a borrower's ability to repay loans to ward off the kind of loose lending that helped push the U.S. economy into recession.

  • BofA in $10 Billion Loan Settlement With Fannie Mae

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Bank of America announced a settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases.

  • Monday Morning Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on all the market moving stories of the day. Among the stories: a look at the battle on Capitol Hill over the debt ceiling; the outlook on earnings; and the Basel Committee relaxing liquidity standards for banks.

  • Bank of America Announces Fannie Mae Settlement

    The big bank announces a $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases, reports the "Squawk Box" news team.

  • Santelli Takes on GSEs

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the changing landscape in the real estate market as well as the need for reform, with Anthony Sanders, George Mason University professor.

  • Santelli: FHA's Big Money Drain

    Will there be a bailout for the FHA? CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in on whether the government agency should get more money.

  • Housing Booms Yet Buyers Struggle to Get Mortgages: CEO

    Mortgage rates may be near record lows, but potential homebuyers are still finding it difficult to get a mortgage, Lending Tree founder and CEO Doug Lebda told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • Fannie Mae Closes First REO Bulk Deal

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports Pacifica Companies bought 699 Fannie Mae properties in the first round of foreclosures.

  • Giving the US Economy a Boost with Mortgages

    Richard Perry, Perry Capital CEO, discusses how the U.S. economy can get a boost by opening up the mortgage markets again and putting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back on stable ground.

  • Tom Barrack on Real Estate Investing

    The Fast Money Halftime Report traders and Tom Barrack, of Colony Capital, discuss foreclosed housing and investment opportunities.

  • More Money for GSEs

    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.

  • Fannie Mae CEO Resigns

    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.