GSE Earnings and Financials

Money Market Fund Investment in GSE Debt

Volume of investments in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac debt by money market funds with breakouts for prime money market funds and government/tax-exempt funds. Includes yearend number for 2011-2015 and month end numbers for 2016.

2011-2016 Data

Poll

With rates higher this year, there has been talk of lenders liberalizing their underwriting standards in an effort to increase volume and make up for lower refis.

Do you think your shop will loosen standards over the coming three months?

Yes, but not by much.
Yes, by a lot.
Yes and, heck, we may even do non-QM lending.
No, not at all.
No and we may even tighten credit.

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