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Fannie and Freddie: The Play

There are several options if investing in Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, you can either buy the common shares or the junior preferred shares.

Owning either class of shares carries their own unique risk.   167 more words

Fannie and Freddie: Risks

The are some obvious risks to investing in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the US could go through another recession and home could prices drop as a result.   405 more words

Fannie and Freddie: The Opportunity

If Fannie and Freddie were released from original conditions which they taken into conservatorship in 2008 the companies could be worth up to 10 times their current price. 596 more words

The case for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Fannie and Freddie on the face of it are very simple companies, they are involved in the US mortgage market which would lead you to think that they simply make loans and collect the interest payments from them.   580 more words

The Challenges and Risks of a Protracted Conservatorship

The Unprecedented Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Congress established FHFA in 2008 during the height of the financial crisis, and one of the Agency’s first acts was to place the Enterprises into conservatorship.   3,133 more words

Freddie Mac

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Background

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are two American mortgage companies that were created by the US government to provide a ‘secondary’ mortgage market which buys and sells mortgage backed products from other institutions.   981 more words