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Judge orders massive release of Fannie, Freddie conservatorship docs

Bove: Should eventually give shareholders their ownership rights back
Will the public finally know if the Treasury took over Fannie and Freddie, despite the secondary mortgage market firms being adequately capitalized? Investors have long argued this is so, and that the controversial Third Amendment Sweep is illegal. Now, a federal judge is siding with them.
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Lawmakers demand more controls on Fed bailout power

Warren, Vitter, Brown, & others lead charge to change "too big to fail" plans
In the letter, the lawmakers write that the Fed’s proposed rule under Section 1101 "places no meaningful restrictions on its emergency lending powers, and in a time of crisis, invites the same sort of backdoor bailout we witnessed five years ago."
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Treasury readies Ally initial public offering

The beginning of the end
Once a major player in the mortgage market, the automotive finance company and bank holding company will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ALLY. But will the Treasury make its money back on its investment?
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New FOMC minutes reveal tough calls in 2008

Fed presidents unsure of what could happen
The Federal Reserve released the minutes from 2008 at the Federal Open Market Committee and gave a look inside the monetary decisions taking place during the worse economic downturn in a generation.
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Fannie Mae finally profits Uncle Sam

Now will they start paying shareholders?
Fannie Mae is paying the U.S. Department of Treasury $7.2 billion, bringing its payments now to a level exceeding the total bailout it received. It still hasn't paid shareholders. It's unclear if it plans to. And it hasn't started paying back the bailout, either.
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