Mortgage rates at record lows - ABC

Business | interns

Potential homebuyers have remained on the sidelines despite the improvement in affordability from record low mortgage rates

Mortgage 'reform' still leaves taxpayers footing bill - The Atlantic

Business | interns

Despite a bailout and ‘reforms’, lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are still very vulnerable

Mortgage rates are free falling - Bloomberg

Business | interns

U.S. mortgage rates fell to a record low, reducing borrowing costs for homebuyers

Morgan Stanley probed by federal authorities; shares fall - FOXBusiness

Business | interns

Regulators have set their sights on Morgan Stanley as the Wall Street bank is reportedly being investigated by federal prosecutors over whether or not it misled investors about mortgage-related deals

Goldman Sachs and their kin

Opinion | Warren Coats

Identifying the points that are particularly important for the broader issue of regulatory reform to deal with the weaknesses that produced the housing price bubble, its collapse, and the near collapse of the over-leveraged financial sector that finance the bubble

Fannie and Freddie are at it again

Opinion | Richard Olivastro

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are dating again. And word has it they’re seeing way too much of each other.

Fixed-rate mortgages dip

Business | AJ

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped below 5% again this week, marking the third week in 2010 that it has been lower than that level, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of conforming mortgage rates