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“zombie retailers” and Fannie-Freddie “zombie investors”

February 22, 2014

@Nasdaq: “Shoppers Flee Zombie Retailers Leaving Stores Deserted” Presented by: The Aol On Network, suggesting that large retail chains are nearing bankruptcy and that this may be a boon for the land-owners. And surely that’s true in areas where the land value has gone up, but with these large chains, some of those stores may become deserted malls?

Meanwhile, in Forbes: “With Fannie and Freddie Debt Repaid to Taxpayers, Will Uncle Sam Turn Shareholders Into Zombie Investors?” by Jon Entine asking: “What’s the story behind the government’s apparent securities fraud?” and “Will potential homeowners become collateral damage in Fannie/Freddie wrangle?”

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