Freddie Mac to Pay U.S. $4.5 Billion After Reporting Profit

(BLOOMBERG) - Freddie Mac will send $4.5 billion to the U.S. Treasury in March as the mortgage-finance giant continues to prepare for the possibility of having zero capital by next year. The company earned $4.8 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with $2.2 billion in the same period a year earlier, according to a regulatory…

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So, Are we in a Housing Bubble?

The crash of the 2008 housing market was nearly a decade ago, yet the scar it left on many home-owners has yet to fade away. It's not easy to forget the millions of people who lost their homes, savings, and even their jobs. Today, the market is drastically different. Both the economy and housing markets…

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