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  • Canada's housing market teeters on the brink Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 2:05 AM ET
    Views Of Downtown Condominium Construction As Mortgage Reduces Home-Starts Forecast on Slow Economy.

    Canada's overheated housing market continues to defy a U.S. style real estate crash, but even the most optimistic of investors are now bracing for pain.

  • Liesman's data week preview     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what investors can expect from this week's slew of economic numbers.

  • Is China heading for a fall? Just look to the skies Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    A view of the under-construction Shanghai Tower

    The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.

  • The flipping boom     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why investing in a second home is beneficial. It is a flippers market and CNBC contributor Dolly Lenz says "we got a frenzy going on right now." Home flipping is up 19 percent year-to-date.

  • Housing, the best investment?     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    John Paulson created quite a buzz in the housing market yesterday at the Delivering Alpha conference. CNBC's Diana Olick digs into the latest housing data for your best investment.

  • Housing by the numbers     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    Housing starts are down. How worried should we be? CNBC's Diana Olick has a realty check.

  • Homebuilders hold strong     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    Homebuilders are holding on despite weak housing numbers. Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital, analyzes the market and shares his picks including Pulte Homes.

  • Housing by the numbers     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Applications to buy a home are down nearly 5 percent in the past 4 weeks, and refi applications were at a 2-year low, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Race to lock in lower mortgage rates     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Can rising mortgage rates derail the housing recovery? David Castillo, Bonwick Capital; and Shari Olefson, Carnegie Group, weigh in.

  • Rates on the Upswing     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest on rates edging off after hearing from Ben Bernanke.

  • How Much Juice Do the Financials Have Left?     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders talk markets with major averages trying for the 5th straight day of gains despite stunning new data out of China. KBW Director of Research & Chief Equity Strategist, Fred Cannon, shares KBW's best long ideas and feels despite strong year to date performance, financials remain compelling. Cannon expects emergence of long banks again and sees a lot of growth areas, just not in banks.

  • Gabelli's 3 Hot Investing Trends     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Mario Gabelli, Gabelli Funds chairman & CEO, explains why "the bargains" now are in U.S. stocks but will move to emerging markets in the future. Also, Gabelli provides his top plays in housing, fracking and commercial aviation.

  • Mortgage Rate Rise Won't Kill Housing: Hovnanian Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Hovnanian Enterprises' CEO Ara Hovnanian expressed little concern over what impact an end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might have on mortgage rates.

  • Hovnanian's Housing Outlook     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman and CEO, explains why he thinks the housing sector is in the early innings of a recovery.

  • Mortgage Rates Surge, but Buyers Not Scared Off Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:09 AM ET

    Rates on U.S. home mortgages surged to the highest level in close to two years last week as the recent sell-off in the bond market drove borrowing rates higher.

  • All-America Survey: A Profound Shift     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results of a CNBC survey which shows Americans are upbeat on key economic measures but are changing the way they think about certain parts of the economy and how it effects their lives. And Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, weighs in on the results and offers a big picture view of the economy.

  • Existing Homes Sales Up 4.2%     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Existing home sales were up 4.2 percent and hit 5 million for the first time in 3.5 years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The median price reached its highest level since July 2008.

  • Philly Fed 12.5, Indicators Up 0.1%     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on factory orders, leading indicators and existing home sales.

  • CNBC's Diana Olick reports on today's housing starts data. Anika Khan of Wells Fargo discusses just how real the "comeback" is in housing, and whether 10 percent down payments are back.

  • May Housing Starts Up 6.8%     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Multi-family starts rose 25 percent month-to-month in May, and single-family starts were up just 0.3 percent month-to-month. CNBC's Diana Olick, offers insight. Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker; Al Goldstein, Pangea Properties CEO; and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist, weigh in.