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Subject:  Re: FNM, again Date:  3/10/2004  7:25 AM
Author:  Lammergeier40 Number:  269 of 297

I mean, on a $1 trillion asset base, $25 billion becomes little more than a 2.5% hedging error.

But with total stockholder equity of only $16.8 billion, it's bit of a bummer for shareholders isn't it? Leverage of 55:1 isn't real forgiving of 2.5% errors. It isn't even very forgiving of 0.5% errors.

Todd
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