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Bank Customers Complain Of Call Center Run-Around

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Bank Settlement Could Spur More Foreclosures

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In December, Freddie Mac CEO Charles Haldeman (from left), FHFA acting Director Edward DeMarco and Fannie Mae CEO Michael Williams testified on Capitol Hill about the Federal Housing Finance Agency's performance. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Potential Conflicts At Freddie Mac Draw Scrutiny

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A sign for Freddie Mac in front of its headquarters in McLean, Va. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Report Prompts Calls To End Freddie Mac's Conflict Of Interest

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Mortgage Giant Places Bets Against Homeowners

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One of Freddie Mac's restrictions blocks people who have a short sale in their past from refinancing for two to four years following the short sale. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Freddie Mac Betting Against Struggling Homeowners

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A newly constructed home in Westport, Conn., in December. The past three years have been the worst for new housing starts since before record-keeping began, according to economists at IHS Global. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Bright Signs, But Housing Market Still Shaky

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Businesses Show More Confidence In The Economy

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2012 Could See New Regulations For Table Saws

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According to the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Index released Tuesday, home prices were down 3.4 percent this year as of October — around a 35 percent drop from their peak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Slow, Plodding' Economy Stalled By Housing Market

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A counselor (right) talks with a man about training programs at a nonprofit training and job placement center in Menlo Park, Calif. Seventy percent of the long-term unemployed and underemployed would like the government to offer more job training services, an NPR/Kaiser Family Foundation poll found. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Changes In The Economy Leave Workers Scrambling

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As Governor, Romney Balanced Budget By Hiking Fees

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