Freddie Mac Reports $1.7B Profit in Second Quarter

Freddie Mac yesterday reported a $1.7 billion profit for the second quarter, following earnings of $2.2 billion in the previous quarter. Freddie said it would pay a $2 billion dividend to the U.S. Treasury in September, bringing its total payments to $108.2 billion since it entered federal conservatorship in 2008.

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Monica C. Meinert

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