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Investors Unite Pre-Inaugural Call

Friday, January 13th, 2017

  Investors Unite Pre-Inaugural Call On Wednesday, January 18 at 11:00 am EST, Investors Unite Executive Director Tim Pagliara will host a call to discuss the outlook for GSE shareholders as Washington prepares for the change in administration and Members of Congress settle into their new assignments. Pagliara will be joined by Horace Cooper, senior […]

Sanity, Honesty and Respect for the Rule of Law Are Needed in Housing Policy

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal is seen as the bible of free markets, prudent management and the rule of law. So, its January 9 editorial that dismissed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders’ rights and tried to preempt the incoming Trump Administration from doing anything short of dismantling the companies was stunning. The paper assigned cynical […]

Holding Steady on Ending the Conservatorship and Restoring Shareholder Rights

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

The dust is still settling from the collapse of conventional wisdom in the biggest political earthquake of our time. In the midst of this change and uncertainty, however, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders are firm in their resolve to end the conservatorship and regain their rights. There are many questions about the key players […]

Fannie and Freddie Bailouts Unique in Helping Government, Hurting Shareholders

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

With the release of third quarter earnings this week, we are reminded that eight years into their conservatorships, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are unique amongst the financial institutions and automobile companies that received federal bailouts during the nadir of the financial crisis. Following the latest round of earnings, the GSEs have returned nearly $70 […]

Even Big Lenders Have Questions about Front-End Risk Sharing

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The more private sector players think about front-end risk sharing, the more consensus there is on proceeding with caution. Since 2012, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has required Fannie and Freddie to transfer a portion of the credit risk on the loans they acquire to the private sector. The official rationale for this policy is […]