Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor, discusses Senator Bob Corker's conversation about hedge funds pushing a Fannie & Freddie IPO.
Bethany McLean, CNBC Contributor, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor; Reuters Columnist, discusses potential risk posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which control over $5 trillion in mortgage debt.
Mortgage rates tick up; average 30-year fixed rate now 3.94%
The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting $3.4 million raises.
A U.S. judge ruled that Nomura made false statements in selling mortgage-backed securities to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ahead of the 2008 crisis.
As it gets easier to get a mortgage, more lenders are getting creative in what they are offering consumers.
Four million more loans would have been made between 2009 and 2013 if lenders had used the same standards as were used in 2001, says a new report.
Nonbank mortgage lending rose to 37.5 percent of the market during 2014, up from 14 percent in 2011. Who are the players?
David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses the outlook for both mortgage finance giants and why homeowners are still dependent on the product.
The Sohn Investment Conference is back on this year for its 20th edition, and the money managers slated to speak are as big as ever.
Egypt Sherrod, HGTV's "Property Virgins," provides perspective on the housing market as new concerns surface over foreclosures and rising interest rates.
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."