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An anti-foreclosure demonstration outside Fannie Mae headquarters.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

An anti-foreclosure demonstration outside Fannie Mae headquarters.

Fannie and Freddie, the $5 Trillion Gorillas the U.S. Just Can’t Kill

If there's such a thing as too big to fail, no one qualifies more clearly than Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Unfortunately, splitting them up won't get government out of the loan guarantee business. Smaller companies in the subprime industry...

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There's no bucket in the world big enough to fill the sea of mortgage losses.

Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

There's no bucket in the world big enough to fill the sea of mortgage losses.

Billions of Dollars Paid, Still a Drop in the Mortgage Bust Ocean

Is Bank of America's settlement with Fannie Mae fair? Depends on how you count the cost of the mortgage bust. The press concentrates on liar's loans, subprime teaser rates, and sleazy fees. But the whole is more than the sum...

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