Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Begging for Some Competition

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are an odd couple. Their shareholders aren't currently entitled to any of the companies' profits, and now, they are trying to bring in more competition to their industry. The two entities are raising the fees they charge in an attempt to lure more private capital into the space. In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the new fees and what it means for Fannie and Freddie in the long-run.

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