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Citigroup to pay Fannie Mae $968 million

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Citigroup said Monday it would pay the Federal National Mortgage Association $968 million to resolve claims concerning 3.7 million mortgages.
Report: Home prices find momentum in upswing

Report: Home prices find momentum in upswing

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- U.S. home prices headed higher in April, posting double-digit gains in a closely watched private report.

Banks cooking up another financial crisis

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 17 (UPI) -- Wall Street is cooking up another crisis -- making shoddy loans and selling worthless securities to investors hungry for higher yields than certificates of deposit and government bonds offer.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

FHFA: Home prices indicate market stability

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. home price index rose 1.9 percent in the first quarter, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
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Home prices rose in February

Home prices rose in February

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. home price index rose 0.67 percent January to February, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Tuesday.

Zandi cited as possible head of FHFA

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- The White House has been testing the reaction in Washington to economist Mark Zandi running the Federal Housing Finance Agency, a policy analyst said.
Home prices push higher

Home prices push higher

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- A U.S. home price index rose 0.6 percent December to January, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Thursday.

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Markets drop early ... Consumer finances squeezed in January ... Report rethinks housing support ... Japan January CPI down 0.2 percent ... News from United Press International.

Report rethinks housing support

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- A report from a bipartisan think tank said the U.S government should slowly back out of supporting the housing market as extensively as it does now.

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U.S. market comeback weakens ... Home prices end 2012 with strong gains ... Colombia greets coffee strike with force ... Yahoo! cancels work-at-home policy ... News from United Press International.
Home prices end 2012 with strong gains

Home prices end 2012 with strong gains

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. home price indexes closed out 2012 with strong gains, two closely watched housing reports said Tuesday.

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U.S. markets head higher ... U.S. home prices index rose in November ... Retail has third off week ... Mortgage action up, rates changes mixed ... News from United Press International.
U.S. home prices index rose in November

U.S. home prices index rose in November

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. home price index rose 0.6 percent October to November, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Wednesday.

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U.S. stocks make modest headway ... CFPB issues new mortgage rules ... ECB leaves lending rate unchanged ... First-time jobless claims rise by 4,000 ... News from United Press International.
CFPB issues new mortgage rules

CFPB issues new mortgage rules

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Agency announced new mortgage rules Thursday meant to take the risk out of what is often a consumer's largest loan.

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Markets stumble ... Fed settles mortgage abuse with 10 banks ... Holiday hiring highest since 2006 ... Crude oil stalls at $93 per barrel ... News from United Press International.

Fed settles mortgage abuse with 10 banks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve said 10 banks agreed to pay $8.5 billion to close down a foreclosure fraud and lending abuse review.

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Price of dreaming

To Wall Street, the financial crisis that erupted in 2008 was a serious business interruption that affected jobs and bonuses.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Jumbo loans have big problems

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- A lack of jumbo loans for top-priced homes is putting downward price pressure on the general U.S. housing market, a national housing expert said.

Fed cites gains, but leaves policies alone

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve said the pace of the economic downturn is slowing down, but not enough to change course on lending rates or securities purchases.
Freddie and Fannie slow down on giving

Freddie and Fannie slow down on giving

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Two giant U.S. mortgage brokers in Washington reported sharp declines in charity donations since the financial crisis swept them into government control.

Fannie Mae posts $19B shortfall

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- The Federal National Mortgage Association said it lost $23 billion in the first quarter, prompting a fund transfer of $19 billion from the U.S. Treasury.

Mortgage giants schedule bonus checks

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- Two U.S. mortgage giants that fell into conservatorship last year revealed in regulatory filings that losses didn't stop their executives from reaping bonuses.
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