Citing a resurgence in key business segments, Fannie Mae reported third-quarter earnings of $596.8 million, or $2.17 per share. The figures compare with earnings of $542.7 million, or $1.98 per share, in the third quarter of 1994.

A "very healthy growth in total revenues" fueled the increase, said James A. Johnson, chairman of Fannie Mae, formerly known as the Federal National Mortgage Association.

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