Regulators save mortgage firms, but shares still decline

The Freddie Mac auction helped calm fears over maturing mortgage debt and set a precedent for other sales of debts, but investors remain worried about long-term issues in the credit market. Regulators say they will protect the ability of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to pay debt but shareholders still may suffer losses.

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