By Joseph Lawler | 09/05/14 04:21 PM
The Congressional Budget Office just released an estimate of a bill that cleared the Senate Banking Committee in May and has failed to gain traction in the Senate.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/02/14 09:07 PM
In a major speech in May, Watt announced that he would be redirecting the agencies' mission from shrinking Fannie and Freddie's market footprint toward expanding mortgage credit.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/02/14 12:36 PM
The FHFA proposal calls for the agency to buy more refinancing mortgages for low-income families and to increase Fannie Mae's goals for low-income families in multifamily units.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 08:10 AM
Federal rules are scaring home lenders from making loans to anyone without excellent credit, a dynamic that top economic policymakers say is holding back the nation's economic recovery.
By Lawrence Kudlow | 08/25/14 10:07 PM
The Bank of America settlement "highlights a pattern of the government extorting the banks," said a former Wells Fargo CEO, and he's absolutely right.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/25/14 01:23 PM
Sales of new homes fell short of expectations in July, as the U.S. housing market fails to recover quickly enough to contribute to a stronger economic recovery. The Census Bureau reported Monday morning that 412,000 new single-family homes were sold in July, well below the roughly 430,000 that...
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