Freddie Mac

PCI On Getting More Mascular

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is strengthening its adherance to its rules and policies.

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U.S. housing regulator seeks support from housing finance giants for low-income Americans

The Federal Housing Finance Agency seeks to have housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to offer more support for American families with low income who are taking out mortgages and are refinancing their home loans.

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Claren Road Investors want their money back; Prepares to pull out $2B from the hedge fund

Thinking that Claren Road Asset Management has come to the end of the road, Investors are ready to pull half of their money out of the company, which is another blow for the Carlyle Group LP's firm.

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U.S. housing regulator to unveil mortgage fees framework in 2015

The top U.S. housing finance regulator said on Wednesday his agency would unveil a new framework in early 2015 for how government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will set mortgage guarantee fees.

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Ackman, Berkowitz seeks to recover equity in Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac before US takeover

Although taking different approaches, investors Bill Ackman and Bruce Berkowitz were attempting to salvage securities acquired before the US housing crisis with a combined value of more than USD100 billion, said a Bloomberg report.

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Ackman bets big on Freddie and Fannie

Activist investor Bill Ackman's Pershing Square hedge fund announced its intention to acquire almost 10% stakes each in troubled mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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BofA nearing settlement with Freddie Mac

A USD1.4 billion settlement is being negotiated between Bank of America and Freddie Mac on the issues related to the repurchase of faulty mortgages sold by the bank to the mortgage lender.

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Bank of America and executive to pay damages for shoddy loans under the 'Hustle' program

The Hustle, as it was known, rewarded volume instead of quality for mortgages sold by Bank of America to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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JPMorgan and FHFA forge settlement agreement

JPMorgan to pay FHFA USD5.1 billion as settlement for loans and mortgage backed securities issues.

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Judge to proceed with civil trial on defective mortgages against Countrywide Financial

US District Judge Jed Rakoff had set a hearing on the issues and a date for his rulings by December on the civil case against Countrywide Financial Corp's defective loan transactions with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Government shutdown may cause delay for mortgage closures

In a telephone interview, mortgage industry experts say that the shutdown would not only delay approvals but also put banks at risk as they work around the government's lack of services.

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Ally's James Mackey to become Freddie Mac's finance chief

Freddie Mac announced its new chief financial officer, James Mackey, a top executive in Ally Financial Inc. last Monday.

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Wells Fargo to pay mortgage settlement claims to Freddie Mac

Wells Fargo & Co. said last Monday that it would pay USD780 million in cash to Freddie Mac to settle all repurchased home loans liabilities.

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Bank of America goes to trial over fraud charges

Bank of America would go on trial this week over fraud charges related to home mortgages which was alleged to defraud Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Removing Fannie and Freddie from the mortage market is a challenge: analysis

Bethany McLean of Reuters wrote that it would be a challenge to remove government sponsored enterprises from the US mortgage market.

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