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

  • July ISM Non-Manufacturing Index 52.6     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 9:59 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli break down the latest economic data on ISM services and jobs. Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, also weighs in.

  • Santelli's Accolades for Ayn Rand     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his thoughts on mass principle write-downs on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Santelli on Deregulating Banking     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on GSE reform and deregulating banks.

  • Giving the US Economy a Boost with Mortgages     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Is Credit Killing Housing Recovery?     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    Even though mortgage rates are falling to record lows for a second straight week, getting a loan isn't easy, with CNBC's Diana Olick and Mary Thompson. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, also weighs in on how to play the housing market.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Treasury predicts profits of between $10-$100 billion from the the federal government's financial crisis bailouts, depending on future economic conditions.

  • DeMarco on FHFA's Role in Housing     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    FHFA's DeMarco defends his position on principal reduction today, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • More Money for GSEs     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Freddie Mac Bets Against Homeowners     Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    Insight on a new report out that reveals Freddie Mac may have invested heavily in securities that would lose value if homeowners refinanced, with Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica senior reporter.

  • Starbucks Falls Despite Sales Jolt     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 7:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody, reports shares of Starbucks fell despite record revenues; a federal judge ruled BP must indemnify Transocean against compensatory damages related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill; and Freddie Mac reports the average rate on the 30-year fixed crept up to 3.98% and 3.24% on the average 15-year fixed mortgage.

  • Gingrich Releases Freddie & Fannie Deal     Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports GOP candidate, Newt Gingrich released his consulting contract with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

  • Financials Rally on Refinancing Rumors     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Financials soared on refinancing rumors, today. Discussing what's fueling the speculation and its impact on banks, with CNBC's Diana Olick, and Chris Whalen, Tangent Capital Partners. Also, the trade on financials, with the Fast Money traders.