Gingrich`s former company releases contract

Under pressure, Newt Gingrich arranged the release of a contract Monday night showing the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. paid his consulting firm a $25,000 monthly retainer fee in 2006, for a total of $300,000.

Treasury removes cap for Fannie and Freddie aid

The government has handed its ATM card to beleaguered mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Freddie Mac loses $ 6.3 billlion in 3Q

Freddie Mac`s losses narrowed to USD6.3 billion in the third quarter, but the government-controlled mortgage finance company didn`t need a federal cash infusion.