Moody’s Says US May Wind Down Fannie, Freddie

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At issue is a paper that advises Congress to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with a government. who co-invented the mortgage-backed security, Moody’s Analytics chief economist.

Regulators may begin to wind down government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac within the next 18 months, Moody’s said Monday in a global banking analysis report.

Creates a new government corporation (FMIC) to regulate the MBS market and provide catastrophic guarantee (for a fee) on MBS that meet product standards, including 5% down payment. Private capital must have 10% first loss position. Gradually wind down Fannie and Freddie.

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Regulators may begin to wind down government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae (FNM: 0.74 +29.82%) and Freddie Mac (FRE: 0.80 +31.15%) within the next 18 months, Moody’s said Monday in a global banking analysis report.

This statement came as part of call for winding down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and revamping home financing in America. How might the playing field change? Right now, Fannie and Freddie backstop almost 90% of U.S. home loans. They are also $187.5 billion in debt to taxpayers, a result of the 2008 bailout that rescued them from the edge of.

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As private investors have pulled back in the recession, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have come to own or guarantee 60 percent of outstanding US residential mortgages. and Freddie Mac now say they.

Issuers are adding this layer of protection at a time when lawmakers are examining how to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and bring private capital. was no mechanism to resolve the dispute,".