Economists had forecast new home sales, which are measured when contracts are signed, falling to a 400,000-unit pace in January.
A recent report clearly signals weak buyer demand heading into the usually busy spring housing season.
At the start of the spring season, mortgage applications should rise. But applications in the most recent week fell to their lowest level since 1995.
Many workers and investors may be blindsided by recent tax law changes that could result in a significant tax hit on their 2013 returns.
While all insurers faced challenges enrolling customers in Obamacare plans, co-ops faced more scrutiny because they received government funding.
When tax rates are lowered, the economy grows. That's how Rep. Paul Ryan described the Republican approach to reforming the tax code.
Venture capitalists abide by some simple rules when investing in some of the world’s most complex technology trends.
Bank of America said federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.
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J. Crew, the giant retailer, could go public this year with a $5 billion valuation target, according to Bloomberg.
The stock market has split into two camps right now, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday. He breaks down the difference between them.
'Sadly they've gone from being a leader to a laggard. They've failed to keep up,' said one consultant about JC Penney.
TeamWerks is among a new crop of small tech firms, which specialize in digging for electronic evidence in cases that involve fraud and theft.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Fears of a bank run in Ukraine are rising, as central bank reserves sink and some 7 percent of bank deposits were lost in just 3 days.
Target's profit almost halved in the holiday quarter as it dealt with the fallout of a data breach and warned that it could hurt future profits.
"It's hard to call a top, but the second quarter ought to be pretty weak compared to the first quarter," one expert said.
Emotional stress often follows financial windfall, making careful planning and investing essential to surviving sudden monetary gain.
It may be time for Darden Restaurants to let shareholders take Red Lobster into their own hands.
Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE has launched an all-out attack on the Apple and Samsung-dominated smartphone market.