Freddie Mac

GSEs need to shape up if they want to leave conservatorship: Calabria

10/31/19

Recent Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac activities are “not the kind of day-to-day behavior that you would expect from companies” under federal control, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency said.

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Trump administration wants Supreme Court to back GSE profit sweep

10/30/19

A lower court “erred” when it sided with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s investors, the Justice Department said in its petition to the high court.

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FHFA's Calabria talks GSE footprint, coordination with other agencies

10/28/19

The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac discussed steps the companies have already taken to limit their risk, as well as efforts to prevent housing market “overlap” with the FHA.

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Scharf’s first day at Wells Fargo; Zuckerberg readies to face the Hill

10/22/19

The new CEO is the first outsider to head the scandal-ridden bank in decades; Facebook CEO faces the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss Libra.

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Why reforming Fannie and Freddie is so hard to do

10/17/19

As the administration gears up to end a decade of government control of Fannie and Freddie, are there any good options?

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BofA's 'productive paranoia,' GSEs' next moves, debt collecters' letdown: Top stories of the week

10/11/19

BofA’s do-no-harm approach to AI; looking at what comes next for Fannie and Freddie now that they get to keep their earnings; ruling cuts short debt collectors’ victory lap over CFPB proposal; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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'Let's play a drinking game': Comments of the week

10/10/19

Readers react to whether the next presidential debate will discuss banking, how California's financial policies are bleeding into other blue states, suggested reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act and more.

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Fannie and Freddie get to keep their earnings. Now what?

10/04/19

Allowing the mortgage giants to retain profits resolves a short-term capital shortfall, but how much capital they would need after exiting conservatorship is still the bigger question.

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Women in Banking rolls on, new CEO for Wells, GSE reform: Top stories of the week

10/04/19

The ‘Unsinkable Cathy Bessant’; Thasunda Duckett’s rising star takes center stage; the challenges facing Wells Fargo chief Charles Scharf; Fannie, Freddie to retain $45B in capital; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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Can Freddie Mac's embrace of AI pull the industry along?

10/02/19

Freddie Mac's test of artificial intelligence to make lending decisions could be a significant turning point in broadening the use of the technology.

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