Fannie Mae

Trump administration will move on GSE plans if Congress doesn't: Mnuchin

09/09/19

The Treasury secretary said he hopes lawmakers will back reforms of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac within three to six months.

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Fannie, Freddie investors fighting profit sweep get key court win

09/09/19

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors won a victory in their long battle to reap benefits from their stakes in the mortgage giants with a court ruling letting them pursue claims that the U.S. sweep of the companies’ earnings is illegal.

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Bankers set to deliver weak guidance; Tech funds looks to payment firms

09/09/19

The six biggest banks are expected to issue disappointing forecasts as rates continue to decline; technology stock mutual funds scored with payment plays.

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Did Treasury's GSE report move the needle?

09/06/19

The Trump administration raised the goal posts for ending the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but how officials get there is still highly uncertain.

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Plan for Fannie, Freddie; Fed likely to go easy on rate cut

09/06/19

The mortgage agencies would be privatized under Trump administration plan; central bank will probably cut rates by 25 bps, not 50 bps, at its next meeting.

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Cheat sheet: Trump administration’s road map for GSE overhaul

09/05/19

The Treasury Department made clear in a much-anticipated report that it prefers Congress take up reform of the government-sponsored enterprises, but it also recommended steps that federal agencies could take without legislation.

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'You don’t have to like the GSEs': Comments of the week

08/29/19

Readers react to jilted GSE legacy shareholders and a proposal making it harder to cite disparate impact, criticize Democrats asking the CFPB to stop its payday rule revamp and more.

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GSE bailout was really a stickup

08/28/19

The Treasury’s takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac left legacy shareholders holding the bag.

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Consumer groups, lenders find common cause against CFPB mortgage provision

08/27/19

Though advocates and industry are rarely aligned, they are starting to coalesce around a plan that would call for the elimination of the CFPB’s 43% debt-to-income limit as part of its qualified mortgage rule.

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6 banking issues to watch when Congress reconvenes

08/26/19

When lawmakers return from their August recess, there are a host of unresolved financial policy issues — from marijuana banking to anti-money-laundering rule — to greet them.

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