Killing Fannie Mae   Leave a comment

Obama Administration Presents Plans To Wind Down Fannie Mae And Freddie MacLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/07/02/198077962/episode-470-killing-fannie-mae

Summary: The Planet Money team revisits the question what the U.S. government should do with the mortgage ‘backers’, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which it took over as part of the financial crisis bailout. Includes a discussion of opposing views on whether the government should be involved in the housing market, and an outlook on what is politically most likely to be the long term outcome for these entities.

Length: 25:20 min

Original air date: July 2, 2013

 

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