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Fannie earns $17.2B in 2012, biggest annual gain

Fannie Mae earned $17.2 billion last year, the biggest annual profit in the U.S. mortgage giant's history, helped by a record fourth quarter.


Ex-CEO Greenberg: Don't blame me for AIG failure

Four and a half years after insurance giant AIG collapsed, leading to the biggest bailout of the financial crisis, former CEO Hank Greenberg has one message: Don't blame me....


AIG will not sue US government


Insurer AIG says it will not join a $25bn (£16bn) lawsuit against the US government, which alleges that the terms of its rescue deal were unfair.


DealBook: Rescued by a Bailout, A.I.G. May Sue Its Savior

A lawsuit claims that the rescue by the government deprived A.I.G.'s shareholders of tens of billions of dollars and took private property for public use without appropriate compensation.


DealBook: U.S. to Sell Last Holdings of A.I.G. Common Stock

The Treasury Department plans to sell its remaining holdings of common stock in the American International Group, essentially ending taxpayers' four-year ownership of the bailed-out insurer.


U.S. expects to earn $15.1 billion from bailing out AIG: Treasury


The U.S. Treasury further reduced its stake in American International Group and said on Tuesday that the United States would now profit $15.1 billion from bailing out the insurer.


U.S. tweaks Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bailout terms, requires all profits

The Treasury said on Friday it is changing the way Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will repay taxpayers in a move the Obama administration said would accelerate the winding down of the government-owned mortgage financiers.


Fannie and Freddie Reports Offer Positive Sign for Housing

Housing Market

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two mortgage-finance giants, this week reported some of their best quarterly results since the real estate collapse. On Wednesday, Fannie Mae posted second-quarter net income of $5.1 billion. That is up from $2.7 billion in the first quarter of this year and an improvement from a net loss of $2.9 billion in the second quarter of last year. Fannie requested no additional money from the Treasury and said it would pay a $2.9 billion dividend to taxpayers.


Treasury to Sell $4.5 Billion in AIG Stock

The U.S. Treasury Department launched its fourth sale of shares in American International Group, with the insurer committing to repurchase two-thirds of the $4.5 billion in shares being offered to the public.


Many small banks still struggle to repay TARP

Small Banks

Small banks still owe $11 billion of taxpayer money under TARP, and the government is threatening to unload its stakes in them at big discounts to new investors. Nearly four years after Washington bailed out Wall Street, small banks have yet to repay $11 billion of taxpayer money.


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