The Future Of Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, talks about the beleaguered housing finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. "If they get bailed out, then mortgages are easier to get than if they go under, and that's what this is all about," he says.
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The Future Of Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

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The Future Of Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

The Future Of Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

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David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, talks with Renee Montagne about the beleaguered housing finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. "If they get bailed out, then mortgages are easier to get than if they go under, and that's what this is all about," Wessel says.