Discussing the U.S. housing momentum and if activity has peaked, with Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities senior economist & director, and Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group. Khan says the underlying fundamentals remain positive.» Read More
Dismal stocks and stats tell the story.
CNBC's Bob Pisani, Bertha Coombs, and Sharon Epperson reports on the latest economic data & the European debt crisis; commodities, including coffee, and its impact on the markets.
The loan scheme, which lends to the financially-excluded, has made urban home ownership a reality for the poor
KB Home Chairman Jeff Mezger remains bullish on the housing market despite data Tuesday that U.S. housing starts and permits for future home construction fell in April.
Housing starts dropped in April, down 10.6%. CNBC's Diana Olick has the the news on the state of American housing and what it means for home prices.
U.S. housing starts and permits for future home construction rose more than expected in March, with CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.
A look at the broader S&P homebuilding index, with Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets; Dan Oppenheim, Credit Suisse, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
Some 3.5 million homes were listed for sale in February, even as prices continue to decrease. Zeroing in on winners and losers in the housing market with Demir Gjokaj, ITG Investment Research real estate analyst.
A breakdown of the results, with Maureen Maitland, Standard & Poor's vice president of index services.
Today's small increase in February contracts signed offers a glimmer of hope in the real estate market, says CNBC's Diana Olick. But realtors are urging caution, saying it may still be a while before we see solid evidence of a recovery in the housing.
The US economy is “fairly healthy,” Jan Hatzius, chief US economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Friday.
CNBC's Diana Olick has an update on the real estate market, including a plunge in February new home, inventories at an 8.9 month supply, and mortgage and refi applications up 2.7 percent in the last week.
House Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) will introduce legislation Thursday to wind down Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in five years, CNBC has learned.
If history repeats itself, the worldwide stock market could tumble even more this Friday—a week after a Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami, Yale economist Robert Shiller told CNBC Monday.
Amid all the doom and gloom, it is hard for many think of real estate as anything other than a money pit; for some, however, it is an opportunity, and, hopefully, a well of profit to be tapped. It's the optimistic, even opportunistic, side we're focusing on in our annual special report, "Investor Guide to Spring Real Estate".
The dollar delivers, and the pound takes a pounding. Here's your daily wrap of news getting attention in currency circles.