Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac launches mortgage data app for lenders

09/18/19

The mortgage industry has put more emphasis on organizing data in a digital manner and presenting it in an easily digestible format.

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Senate Dems urge CFPB to extend QM patch

09/17/19

Senate Democrats are warning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to be careful as it considers changes to its mortgage underwriting rules.

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The ball is in FHFA’s court for reforming the GSEs

09/17/19

The FHFA can go beyond a recent Trump administration report to level the playing field between the private sector and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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FHFA boosts multifamily lending caps for Fannie and Freddie

09/13/19

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is revising the multifamily loan purchase caps for the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to increase affordable housing.

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FHFA's Calabria details next steps on GSE reform

09/11/19

The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac suggested that a finalized capital framework for the two mortgage giants could be published by the end of the year.

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Path to a GSE bill still fraught despite Treasury plan

09/10/19

Senate Banking Committee members feel urgency to pass a bill dealing with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but the same obstacles that have stalled congressional action for years remain.

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Treasury moves to recap Fannie, Freddie; BofA's down market success

09/10/19

Mnuchin hopes to strike a deal soon to recapitalize the two mortgage giants, a prelude to privatization; the bank’s focus on mid-tier corporations is starting to bear fruit.

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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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