10/22/2010

Bailing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could require an additional $124 billion, but the amount likely will be about $19 billion, making the total price tag $154 billion, according to the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency. The regulator of Fannie and Freddie said the amount might soar to $259 billion if the nation slips into a double-dip recession.

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