David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses the outlook for both mortgage finance giants and why homeowners are still dependent on the product.» Read More
Three private equity firms are betting that landlord loans will become the next big profit opportunity. The NYT reports.
Millennials should be ready to face these challenges as they join the house hunt, USA Today reports.
Bill Ackman professes big belief in the stock of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Could new programs aimed at boosting first-time homebuyers lead to another crisis? Economist Robert Shiller sees risk of that scenario.
The collapse of mortgage-backed securities drove the financial crisis, but many fund managers are snapping up the precrisis offerings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Josh Rosner, Graham Fisher & Company, about standards of credit in the housing market.
After the strong jobs report, Cramer can’t help but look at swings in the market and wonder what’s driving volatility?
Former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss housing finance systems in Canada and the U.S.
With several key releases on tap, investors will be desperately looking for some good news about the housing market.
The FHFA filed 18 lawsuits against Goldman and other banks in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.
For most of the panelists at "Delivering Alpha" over the years, there have been a lot more in the "W" column than the "L."
SunTrust Mortgage has agreed to pay $968 million to settle a federal probe into allegations of mortgage origination, the US Justice Department said.
Stuart Miller, Lennar Corp. CEO, shares perspective on the housing recovery and mortgage market. It's unclear when household formation will resume, say Miller. And Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman, weighs in.
Carl Icahn is the latest tycoon to invest in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Why he might be right about the troubled mortgage giants.
Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired 6.8 million common shares of Fannie Mae and 5.7 million common shares of Freddie Mac from Fairholme Funds.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), discusses his plan to replace government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new federal mortgage insurance corporation.
The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the HUD secretary announced plans to make credit more available to homeowners.
Discussing Bill Ackman's take on Fannie and Freddie, with Jim Lacamp, UBS; Dani Hughes, Divine Capital; CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kayla Tausche.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports investor Bill Ackman is boosting his stake in both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Lehman Brothers may be long dead, but its assets continue to be a lucrative investment for hedge funds.