After surging more than 500% just this year alone, common shares of Fannie Mae are on investors' minds. In addition to investors, the organization is also on the mind of the federal government, as profits are swept over to Uncle Sam due to the FHFA's role as conservator

In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show Where The Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the situation with a... tasteful example.

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