Top 10 Most Hated Companies in the America

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Freddie Mac received $50.7 billion in government bailout funds

How much does the public value corporate leadership? Harris Interactive’s latest corporate reputation survey, which measures how Americans view some of the world’s largest companies, suggests that a firm’s brand is even more closely tied to its leadership than many would assume.

 

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U.S. Weighs Takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

 U.S. Weighs Takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Henry Paulson, left, and Ben Bernanke at a House hearing.

Alarmed by the growing financial stress at the nation’s two largest mortgage finance companies, senior Bush administration officials are considering a plan to have the government take over one or both of the companies and place them in a conservatorship if their problems worsen, people briefed about the plan said on Thursday.

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