"The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.
Some of the Securities and Exchange Commissions harshest critics now say things have gotten a whole lot better.
Home resales unexpectedly fell in December as fewer people put their properties on the market, although not by enough to derail the boost housing will likely provide to the economy this year.
DuPont reported lower fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday, citing weakness in its performance chemicals and electronics and communications businesses.
Phil Mickelson said he will make "drastic changes" because of federal and California state tax increases.
House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of U.S. borrowing capacity.
The super storm that ravaged swaths of the northeast in November buffeted Travelers earnings, as the company reported sharply lower fourth quarter earnings.
Shares of Research In Motion surged to a 13-month high on Monday after its chief executive said the company may consider strategic alliances with other companies after the launch of devices powered by RIM's new BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Johnson & Johnson reported earnings Tuesday that topped analysts' expectations, though revenue was in line with estimates.
Verizon shares dropped in pre-open trading after the company reported a fourth-quarter loss per share of $1.48.
A confident President Barack Obama kicked off his second term on Monday with an impassioned call for a more inclusive America that rejects partisan rancor and embraces immigration reform, gay rights and the fight against climate change.
Until smoldering batteries forced safety regulators to ground Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner jets last week, the aircraft manufacturer was flying high, with soaring profits and a recently regained No. 1 ranking in jet deliveries over Airbus. The New York Times reports.
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Despite new rules protecting consumers from lenders, there are still many ways buyers can end up paying more than they should.
The Republican-controlled House will vote next week to permit the government to borrow more money to meet its obligations, a move aimed at heading off a market-rattling confrontation with President Obama over the debt limit.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Friday that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet will not fly again until authorities are "1,000 percent sure" it is safe.
Spirit Airlines launched an edgy new airfare sale Thursday, making obvious reference to the confusing girlfriend hoax plaguing Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o
The transcripts of FOMC minutes from 2007 have just been released. They show what was on the minds of central bankers as the U.S. marched toward the crisis.
Norwegian Cruise Line shares popped over 30 percent in its trading debut on Friday.
Facebook stock is "now normalizing," said James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley, which was the lead underwriter on the social network's IPO.