Henry Paulson

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Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Outlines Options for GSEs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Treasury secretary suggests public utility model may be best structure for Fannie and Freddie in future. Read more

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Government May Try to Push Down Mortgage Rates

Treasury plan could offer home buyers government-backed loans with fixed rate of 4.5 percent. Read more

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Builders Wonder Whether Government Will Buy Troubled Construction Loans

Treasury has authority to do so, thanks to $700 billion bailout. Read more

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Senate Saves Bailout Proposal

House will vote on modified proposal Friday. Read more

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House Refuses to Approve Bailout

Money will probably become even more difficult for builders and home buyers to borrow. Read more

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A Return to the RTC Days?

Treasury announces plan to stabilize housing and financial markets by buying troubled loans and supporting purchase of more mortgage-backed securities. Read more

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Builders Pulled Back on Start Activity in August

The dip in new-home starts, according to government estimates, is the lowest for any month in 17 years. Read more

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Government Officials Use GSE Takeover to Bolster Divergent Agendas

Politicians and policymakers put the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in larger, and sometimes different, contexts. Read more

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Analysts Critique Bailout of Fannie, Freddie by Treasury

Some wonder if this "shot in the arm" to housing and financial markets will have any lasting impact. Read more

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Home Builders React to Federal Takeover of Fannie, Freddie by Henry Paulson

Many approve of the government's intervention, some are skeptical, but all hope the bailout will help lower interest rates. Read more

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