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Discussing whether the government should unwind the GSEs, with Lewis Ranieri of the Hyperion Group.
Lewis Ranieri, often credited with creating the modern mortgage, speaks to the threat of a second massive wave of foreclosures.
Lewis Ranieri, widely considered the "father" of the mortgage bond, reveals why it will take a long time to reduce the role Fannie and Freddie play in the real estate market. Plus, his take on what's needed to revive the private sector's role in the mortgage-backed securities market.