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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.78 pct.

Fixed mortgage rates dipped this week, with the rate on the 30-year loan staying under 5 percent and the 15-year loan falling below 4 percent. Full story

Business events scheduled for Thursday

Major business events and economic events scheduled for Thursday: Full story

Rules for 'jumbo' mortgages to change this year

Beginning on Oct. 1, the government will dial back on the size of mortgages it guarantees in high-cost areas like San Francisco, New York and Washington. Full story

Housing reality trumps dogma for some in GOP

Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to shrink government. But the reality is far from it. Full story

Rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.80 pct.

The rate on the 30-year mortgage fell last week, staying below 5 percent. But low rates have done little to lift the struggling housing market. Full story

Reuters: Freddie Mac sells $2 bln bills at higher rates

NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) - Freddie Mac onMonday said it sold $2 billion of bills at higher rates andweaker demand compared with the most recent sales of similarmaturities. Full story

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Reuters: Freddie Mac sells $3 bln bills at lower rates

Reuters: Freddie Mac to sell $3 bln in bills on Monday

Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage rises to 4.87 pct.

Reuters: Freddie Mac sells $3 bln 5-year reference notes

Reuters: Freddie Mac launches $3 bln 5-year notes - source

IMF urges U.S. budget include Fannie, Freddie costs

Reuters: Freddie Mac to sell new 5-year notes April 6

Reuters: Freddie Mac to sell $2 bln in bills on Monday

NYT: Fannie, Freddie executives earned millions

GOP boosts drive to kill Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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  Mortgage Rates Edge Down

Freddie Mac reporting the average on 30-year fixed mortgages are at 4.87%, down from 4.95%, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  Government Housing Headache

Edward Glaeser, Harvard University economics professor, discusses the reform of GSEs like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  Kashkari on GSEs

Neel Kashkari, PIMCO managing director, discusses Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  Boehner: Government ‘needs’ to get out of housing market

House Speaker John Boehner discusses the possibility that Washington will wind down government-sponsored mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  Treasury Overhaul Plan

CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on the Treasury's plans to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next week.

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McCain, Republicans Hold News Conf. On Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac
McCain, Republicans Hold News Conf. On Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON - MARCH 31: Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) speaks at a news conference on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the U.S. Capitol on March 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. The news conference introduced legislation that would end federal conservatorship of the government mortgage institutions.