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  • CBO Slashes US Deficit Estimate Amid Higher Taxes Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office lowered its projection for the 2013 US deficit amid higher taxes and better-than-expected bailout repayments.

  • 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.

  • Real Mortgage Relief, but Likely With a Catch Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Homeowners with government-backed mortgages may have a fresh shot at receiving meaningful mortgage relief, but it will likely come with strings attached, reports TheStreet.com.

  • 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.

  • Americans Keep Spending. Here's Why Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.

  • 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 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.

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Last Call: The Mediterranean Mess Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:07 AM ET

    Yo, VIP, let's kick it! Ice Ice Baby, Ice Ice Baby. — Vanilla Ice

  • 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.

  • Market Confidence Back? Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:09 PM ET

    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.

  • What Are Homeowners Doing With Refinance Savings? Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    While prudent borrowers are using extra cash to pay down debt, many are either forgoing the savings to shorten the term of the loan, or spending it.

  • CFPB Tightens Mortgage Lending Rules     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    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.

  • 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.

  • Santelli Takes on GSEs     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 11:23 AM ET

    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     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

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

  • 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.”

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