Morning Brief 08.07.07

Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac jumped yesterday as the stock market recorded its biggest one-day gain in more than four years. Investors were betting that regulators may soon ease investment restrictions on the government-chartered mortgage companies. See story

Venture capital investment in Washington-area companies slowed during the second quarter from a year ago, when a handful of large deals pumped up the total invested. See story

RadioOne said its chief financial officer Scott Royster would leave the african-american broadcaster by year's end. See story

By Mike Shepard  |  August 7, 2007; 10:01 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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