James Hagerty

Wall Street Journal

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Reporter for the Wall Street Journal, covering real estate, and author of The Fateful History of Fannie Mae: New Deal Birth to Mortgage Crisis Fall

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Diverse investments have made Koch Industries of Wichita, Kansas a billion-dollar conglomerate, but the Koch brothers are better known for putting big money behind conservative…

Koch Confirms Interest in Newspapers, but Mum on LA Times Bid

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Many troubled homeowners may or may not agree, but Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today proclaimed  an important milestone  in the effort to prevent mortgage foreclosures.

Loan Modifications Starting to Slow Foreclosures

Many troubled homeowners may or may not agree, but Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner today proclaimed an important milestone in the effort to prevent mortgage foreclosures.

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Freddie Mac  and  Fannie Mae  are owned by private shareholders.  But because they originally were chartered by Congress and get favorable rates, investors believe that both companies…

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