January 2010 Economic Outlook Provided by Fannie Mae's Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis Group

Jan 19, 2010, 10:30 ET from Fannie Mae

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis group at Fannie Mae (NYSE: FNM) provides a review of mortgage and economic trends each month in the Economic Outlook.

The January 2010 Economic Outlook is now available. It includes the Economic Developments commentary, Economic Forecast, and Housing Forecast -- which detail movement of interest rates, the housing market, the mortgage market, and the overall economic climate. To read the January 2010 Economic Outlook, visit the Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis site at www.fanniemae.com.

Opinions, analyses, estimates, forecasts, and other views of Fannie Mae's Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis (EMMA) group included in these materials should not be construed as indicating Fannie Mae's business prospects or expected results, are based on a number of assumptions, and are subject to change without notice. Although the EMMA group bases its opinions, analyses, estimates, forecasts, and other views on information it considers reliable, it does not guarantee that the information provided in these materials is accurate, current, or suitable for any particular purpose. Changes in the assumptions or the information underlying these views could produce materially different results. The analyses, opinions, estimates, forecasts, and other views published by the EMMA group represent the views of that group as of the date indicated and do not necessarily represent the views of Fannie Mae or its management.

Fannie Mae exists to expand affordable housing and bring global capital to local communities in order to serve the U.S. housing market. Fannie Mae has a federal charter and operates in America's secondary mortgage market to enhance the liquidity of the mortgage market by providing funds to mortgage bankers and other lenders so that they may lend to home buyers. Our job is to help those who house America.

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