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Press Release

Fannie Mae Corrects Data Posting Error for Eight MBS Pools

March 9, 2004

Jason Lobo


WASHINGTON, DC -- Fannie Mae (FNM/NYSE) announced today that due to a technical error, the data for five Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) and three Mega pools released Thursday, March 4, 2004, were noted incorrectly in the MBS Stats™ file. The company released the corrected data and the updated factors are as follows:

Fannie Mae Corrected Factors for March 2004
March 9, 2004
Factor, WAC, and WAM Information for March 2004
Pool # Factor WAC WAM
357476 0.98453161 5.153 No change
357478 0.97857222 5.473 176
357480 0.96040274 6.373 356
357481 0.97889936 5.979 No change
357482 0.99579768 5.670 No change
725162 0.94203207 6.554 No change
725232 0.99489365 No change No change
725234 0.99450108 No change No change

The corrected data is also available on the PoolTalk section at

Fannie Mae is a New York Stock Exchange company and the largest non-bank financial services company in the world. It operates pursuant to a federal charter and is the nation's largest source of financing for home mortgages. Fannie Mae has pledged through its "American Dream Commitment" to expand access to homeownership for millions of first-time home buyers; help raise the minority homeownership rate to at least 55 percent; make homeownership and rental housing a success for millions of families at risk of losing their homes; and expand the supply of affordable housing where it is needed most. Since 1968, Fannie Mae has provided $5.9 trillion of mortgage financing for 60 million families.

Fannie Mae voluntarily registered its common stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, on March 31, 2003.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities of Fannie Mae. Nothing in this press release constitutes advice on the merits of buying or selling a particular investment. Any investment decision as to any purchase of securities referred to herein must be made solely on the basis of information contained in Fannie Mae's Offering Circular dated January 19, 2004, and that no reliance may be placed on the completeness or accuracy of the information contained in this press release. You should not deal in securities unless you understand their nature and the extent of your exposure to risk. You should be satisfied that they are suitable for you in the light of your circumstances and financial position. If you are in any doubt you should consult an appropriately qualified financial advisor.

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