Freddie Mac or Big Mac?

What should you do with that $5 billindulge your fast-food craving or invest in one of America's mightiest enterprises? We'll help you decide

The alarming decline in shares of government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE)—amid rising worries about an eventual government bailout of the two capital-challenged mortgage financiers—is so worrisome and demoralizing to the financial markets and the citizens of this great republic that we're just going to have to make fun of the situation.

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