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Freddie to Pay $2.2B in Dividends for Q1

Though Freddie Mac’s net income was lower this quarter than last, the GSE will still pay $2.2 billion in dividends to the U.S. Treasury for this quarter, according to its recent financial results report. The agency saw single-family revenues, purchase volumes, and mortgage-related investments all decline for Q1. These declines, according to Freddie Mac CEO Donald Layton, were due to steady interest rates and low market spreads

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Treasury Secretary Approves of Financial Choice

On Thursday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed his approval of the Financial CHOICE Act. The act was introduced on Wednesday by Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling as an alternative to the Dodd-Frank act. According to Mnuchin, this Financial CHOICE act and the tax reform plan are the steps in the right direction to strengthen the financial system.

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The Week Ahead: What Will We See in the Federal Budget?

This week, the U.S. Treasury will release its Federal Budget Statement. Each month, the Bureau of Fiscal Service releases a report of the monthly receipts/outlays and deficits/surplus of the United States. This comes on the heels of President Trump’s budget cut announcement in March.

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‘Hardest Hit’ Areas Get More Relief from Treasury

The Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) was created under the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program in 2010 to help the areas that were deemed to have been hit hardest by the financial crisis. How is the latest—and final—round of funding going to be disbursed?

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