Topic: Government National Mortgage Association
Home buying vs. renting used to be easy to answer. But the housing crisis means you have to follow these five investing rules before buying a home.
10/19/2011 09:37 am
How much longer the Fed can give the banking sector billions of dollars to hold on to its reserves of toxic assets is questionable. The bank's exit strategies could pose significant risks.
08/04/2010 03:07 pm
Nine percent of consumer credit has been brought about by Washington.
07/12/2010 09:12 am
A more realistic view is that a housing boom and bust happened to strike a fragile financial system whose fragility was worsened by ill-conceived government interventions.
07/09/2010 03:36 pm
Many economists say deficit spending is crucial to keeping the economy moving. But history tells a different story.
06/23/2010 11:30 am
Fannie and Freddie are stimulating the creation of credit and indebting homebuyers at the expense of the highest-income-earning taxpayers.
06/21/2010 06:41 pm
Homes are still overpriced by $8 trillion. Is 'tough love' the answer?
12/15/2008 12:00 am
Some economists have reservations about recent moves to rescue the economy.
12/01/2008 12:00 am
Is there a deal or not? It depends on who’s asked, but an outline is emerging from Thursday’s meeting at the White House.
09/25/2008 01:00 am
The first quarter of '08 witnessed many investors shifting from stock- to money-market funds. They may miss out on a recovery.
04/07/2008 01:00 am