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4 Companies With Political Risks and Major Upside
Alexander MacLennan, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Fri Mar 07, 10:40PM CST
For the most part, shareholder-owned corporations are allowed to run operations for themselves within the parameters of certain regulations. But not every publicly traded company falls into this category, with some experiencing significantly more...
Where the Money Is: March 7
Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Fri Mar 07, 6:56PM CST
On Friday's mailbag edition of Where the Money Is , Motley Fool financial analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson take three questions from Fool listeners, on Progressive 's growth chances over the next few years, whether you have to have an...
A Chart You Should See: Fannie and Freddie
at The Street - Fri Mar 07, 9:04AM CST
The battle over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will go on for years, but may investors have already made a killing.
U.S. Should Reward Longtime Fannie and Freddie Shareholders Over 'Day Traders': Nader
at The Street - Thu Mar 06, 4:21PM CST
Ralph Nader's fight against the U.S. government over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has been a godsend to big investors like Perry Capital and Fairholme Funds, which have made a killing investing in the government sponsored enterprises.
Obama Unlikely to Settle Fannie and Freddie Lawsuits: Nader
at The Street - Thu Mar 06, 3:00PM CST
The Obama Administration is unlikely to try and settle shareholder lawsuits over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, notwithstanding the potential for continued embarrassing revelations that could inflict political damage on the President, argues Ralph...
Ralph Nader Discusses Fannie and Freddie Shareholder Fight
at The Street - Thu Mar 06, 1:47PM CST
Ralph Nader elaborates on his fight with the U.S. government on behalf of shareholders in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The Battle For Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Continues
Patrick Morris, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Thu Mar 06, 9:01AM CST
A letter sent last week by billionaire Bruce Berkowitz of Fairholme Funds reveals the battle over what to do with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a long way from being over. The history While many investors like Bill Ackman have proclaimed...
Fixed Mortgage Rates Reverse Course
Marketwire - Thu Mar 06, 9:00AM CST
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS(R)), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down following weaker than expected economic and housing news.
Could Fannie and Freddie Shares Soon Come Back to a Major Exchange?
David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Tue Mar 04, 2:54PM CST
Investors in common shares of the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been betting on the idea that the two agencies may one day leave government conservatorship and be private entities again. While the profits could be huge if it...
Fairholme Leans on Fannie and Freddie Directors
at The Street - Mon Mar 03, 9:43AM CST
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholder Fairholme Funds wrote a letter to the boards of directors of both companies Feb. 28 asking them to protect the interests of shareholders.
Freddie Mac Posts Q4 Earnings - Analyst Blog
Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Investment Research - Mon Mar 03, 9:20AM CST
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation or Freddie Mac's fourth-quarter results had a minimal effect on its share price. The company reported net income of $8.6 billion, significantly below the prior-quarter earnings of $30.5 billion.
Fannie and Freddie: How High Can They Soar?
Alexander MacLennan, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Mon Mar 03, 8:50AM CST
Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have soared over the past few weeks as investors hope these GSEs can return to private hands. With these GSEs reporting billions in quarterly profits and big name investors jumping on board, it's time to...
The Most Important Thing for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Investors
Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Sat Mar 01, 6:00AM CST
Handfuls of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders have filed lawsuits against the U.S. government claiming the Treasury acted illegally when it amended the terms of the companies' deal with the government in 2012. A judge recently chose not...
Where the Money Is: February 28
Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson, The Motley Fool - Motley Fool - Fri Feb 28, 4:51PM CST
We check in with one of the August "Stock Draft" participants. Join Motley Fool analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson as they discuss the issues at Campus Crest , debate the merits of foreign investing, and finish off the week looking at four...
KeyCorp Leads Banks Higher
at The Street - Fri Feb 28, 3:15PM CST
Bank stocks rounded off the week with another day of gains, while shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cooled off.
BofA Challenges $2.1B Claim in RMBS Case - Analyst Blog
Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Investment Research - Thu Feb 27, 4:21PM CST
As per a report from Reuters, BofA has challenged the Federal authorities' claim of $2.1 billion as penalty.
Most Bank Stocks End Higher Following Yellen Testimony
at The Street - Thu Feb 27, 3:38PM CST
Bank stocks rise after the Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen acknowledges softening economic data in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee.
Fannie and Freddie Plaintiffs Eye FDIC Share Sales
at The Street - Thu Feb 27, 2:41PM CST
Plaintiffs who are shareholders in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plan to look at whether the FDIC received inside information from the Treasury Department before selling most of their preferred shares in the Government Sponsored Enterprises.