The real reason Fannie and Freddie don't do principal modifications

Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Former San Antonio mayor takes over for Shaun Donovan

Blackstone adviser: Investors worried about ‘serious correction’

Byron Wien still holds his line
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Fannie, Freddie exit bill finally arrives

Plus, what will Yellen do?
March 16, 2014
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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Did we forget Fannie and Freddie are mortgage bond dealers?

GSE reform needs to consider mortgage finance more
March 12, 2014
GSE reform needs to consider the mortgage bond market first. Yes, the government-sponsored enterprises became used as tools of housing policy, but let's not confuse that with mortgage finance.
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2 Senators, 1 plan to completely reform housing finance?

Bipartisan strategy to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
March 11, 2014
Last fall, the Senate Banking Committee hosted an in-depth series of hearings exploring essential elements necessary for reform. This 10-point plan is the result and legislation will soon be introduced.
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