The FHFA's Proposed Plan For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Could Shrink The Mortgage Market, Article Says Mar 12
- Language: English
- Published: March 2012
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's CreditWire) Feb. 27, 2001Standard & Poor's today assigned a double-'A'-minus risk to the government credit rating of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac). The risk to the government credit rating refers to the inherent default risk of a federally related entity operating under its authorizing legislation, but without assuming an infusion of cash by the federal government. In evaluating the risk to the government, the underlying or inherent credit quality of the entity is reviewed. In determining Freddie Mac's risk-to-the-government credit rating, Standard & Poor's has incorporated the evaluation of such factors as business fundamentals, including Freddie Mac's competitive position, evaluation of management and its strategies, and examination of relevant financial measures. The underlying...
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- Freddie Mac