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The nation’s fifth-largest investment bank, known for its notoriously freewheeling-some would say maverick-culture, Bear had pledged to fork over more than $3 billion the previous summer to bail out one of its two hedge funds that had bet heavily on subprime loans.
The effects of Tuesday’s broad rally were most visible on stocks that fell the most during the previous two days of market tumult, with Bear Stearns soaring 31% to. from the year-ago $1.15 billion,
(Newser) – Bear Stearns, faced with the implosion of two hedge funds worth more than $1 billion, has decided to liquidate them in the Cayman Islands-a move that will give creditors and investors.
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Bear Stearns, bitten badly by the housing crash, is short more than $1 billion on subprime mortgage securities – a big bet by the investment bank that the woes that have driven a historic.
Fannie Mae unveils new forbearance program for unemployed Fannie mae extends mortgage Relief for Unemployed Borrowers . Unemployment Forbearance . Fannie Mae issued new guidelines to its servicers 01/11/2012, introducing an unemployment forbearance program which provides servicers the flexibility to assist borrowers who have a financial hardship due to job loss, including those facing imminent default.
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