Fannie Mae Sees Billion-Dollar Profit in Q1

Fannie Mae today reported a $1.1 billion profit for the first quarter of 2016, following a $2.5 billion gain in the previous quarter. The decrease in profit was largely attributed to fair value losses as a result of decreased longer-term interest rates, offset by credit-related income. Freddie Mac earlier this week reported a loss for the first quarter.

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Monica C. Meinert

Monica C. Meinert is deputy editor of the ABA Banking Journal and a senior editor at the American Bankers Association, where she oversees ABA Daily Newsbytes.