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Fannie Mae And Freddie MAC Scandal in U.S. Housing by James R. Cristie

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Published by Novinka Books .
Written in English


  • Housing,
  • Law,
  • USA,
  • Housing & Urban Development,
  • Corporations,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Mortgage loans,
  • United States,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9681897M
ISBN 101600213561
ISBN 109781600213564

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One of the more clear books about what went wrong with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, this book is a collection of essays that probe into the mistakes made by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Fannie Mae Web Site Fannie Mae Charter Act. Freddie Mac was chartered by Congress in as a private company to likewise help ensure a reliable and affordable supply of mortgage funds throughout the country. Today it is a shareholder-owned company that operates under a congressional charter. Freddie Mac Web Site Freddie Mac .   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have similar charters, mandates, and regulatory structures. Each buys mortgages from lenders to either hold in their portfolios or repackage as mortgage-backed securities.   Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae both operate in the “secondary mortgage market.” This means they buy consumer mortgages from local lenders, package them as securities, and then sell .

What are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are large companies that guarantee most of the mortgages made in the U.S. Together, they are also known as the . Fannie Mae is another name for the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), which the government created in Freddie Mac is another name for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage . The federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was the placing into conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac.   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are America's two largest mortgage companies, together holding or guaranteeing some $5 trillion in debt. Their names are semi-acronyms for their original .

  In the end, as Fannie Mae (NYSE:FNM) and Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE) have now so painfully proved, trying to serve the master of public policy while generating returns for investors will .   This paper provides a comprehensive account of the evolution of default risk for newly originated home purchase loans over the past quarter century. We bring together several data sources to produce this history, including loan-level data for the entire Enterprise (Fannie Mae . Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance Hardcover – April 3, by Viral V. Acharya (Author), Matthew Richardson (Author), Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (Author), Cited by:   Were Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac the real cause of the subprime mortgage crisis? It's dangerous to think so. In reality, they were a prime example of the broader economic forces that caused the banking credit crisis and ative attempts to rapidly wind down Fannie and Freddie .