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Investors Sue Government Over Fannie, Freddie Stock

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. Court of Federal Claims, comes just as a new bill is being drafted in Congress to reform housing finance and potentially liquidate Fannie and Freddie. Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) have been … Continue reading

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SF election loser drops recount request

Backers of labor leader F.X. Crowley, who lost by 132 votes in his bid for District Seven supervisor, will not move forward with a recount of votes because the cost is too high, they said Monday. Political consultant Jim Stearns, … Continue reading

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Home Builders Still in the Woods

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article The best number out of today’s report on sales of newly built homes is not the 7.3 percent bump up in signed contracts, it’s the drop in inventories to a 6.5 … Continue reading

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Big Banks Lose: Mortgage Risk Retention Doesn’t Expire

Page 1 of 2 | Next PageShow Entire Article Yesterday morning I attended the FDIC’s background press briefing before the vote on proposed risk retention rules. While the rules covered a vast ground, I was of course most interested in … Continue reading

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