The expanded role of the GSEs may be a double-edged sword for the financial stability of the U.S. economy, market participants said last week.

Discussion in the market was sparked after a provocative report from Standard & Poor's suggested that the GSEs pose a greater financial risk to the U.S. government's AAA' rating than brokers.

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