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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Fannie, Freddie exit bill finally arrives

Plus, what will Yellen do?
Jacob Gaffney
Everything you need to know about the Johnson-Crapo bill. Also, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen could have a trick up her sleeve for this week's FOMC meeting. Plus, what's the real reason the stock market tanked last week?
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Goldman Sachs: GSE reform likely to raise mortgage costs

Analyst says Johnson-Crapo compliance costs passed to borrowers
Jacob Gaffney
"While greater reliance on private capital has political appeal, it is apt to result in higher borrowing costs compared to the current federally backed system," Goldman Sachs analyst notes.
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Sen. Warren refuses to quit on banking oversight

Wants behind-the-scenes details on mortgage settlements
Brena Swanson
A bipartistan bill introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., aims to bring hidden financial information tied to big banking settlements into the light. Sen.Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is Warren's co-sponsor on the bill.
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Senate approves budget

Plan now moves to the president's desk
HousingWire Staff
Now, the budget is moving on to the presidential office where President Obama is expected to sign it, based on prior indications of support. The signature of the president will ensure another government shutdown is averted.
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