CBO: Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac keep $5 billion in profits per year?

The government bailed out mortgage giants Fannie Mae and freddie mac yesterday. last year. Under yesterday’s plan the government would eliminate the common-stock dividends, which in Fannie’s case.

If you figure that the two businesses pay 5% on the $187.5B per year, that drops normalized earnings across the two businesses by $9.4 billion. keep them there." Treasury should declare victory in.