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You might think that with headlines that shout about plummeting home prices that the silver line to this cloud over housing would be affordability. Lower prices mean more people can buy houses, right? Wrong. Here's why.
Not that he needs anymore, but yet another kudo to Michael Phelps for doing his part in the housing recovery. Instead of heading for La-La-Land, where all those cameras await, or for a spicier set-up in South Beach, the millionaire medal man reportedly decided to sink $1.69 million into his hometown of Baltimore.
Neither of the two contenders for president understands the economy and they are likely to cause more problems than they would solve, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Jim Rogers holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.
The head of the European Central Bank should be running the Federal Reserve because he is doing a better job at protecting his economy, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told "Squawk Box Europe" on Friday.
Ding, dong Dell. The computer marker's after hours earnings miss could put a dent in tech in Friday's quiet, pre-holiday session.
Japanese inflation hit a new decade-high in July, topping market expectations and reinforcing views that high oil and food prices are dealing a blow to consumers as Japan faces a likely recession.
Governments across the world are grappling with how to boost dwindling economic growth, designing rescue packages aimed at fending off recession. Which country do you think is doing the best job?
Thursday's markets will be quiet, but there are a few important undercurrents investors are watching.
New numbers are out today from the Hope Now Alliance. You may remember last fall, when Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced this new effort, bringing together mortgage servicers, counselors and investors to help borrowers in trouble.
Thunder rolled across Las Vegas in a sudden downpour Monday, a literal representation of the perfect storm that has rocked Sin City.
Believe it or not, web-only banks have the same protection as their traditional counterparts. And often times, they're better deals.
Stocks could slog around again Wednesday as the final days of summer fade and trading volume fades away as well.
A former insider and an industry expert explain how to steer clear of financing tricks.
Below is the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its July 24 meeting on interest rate policy:
Most Fed officials thought interest rates weren't too low at the August meeting, but they also expected their next move would be to boost rates, minutes show.
First, let me say that I don’t believe in month-to-month data when it comes to the housing market; I think it’s far too volatile, whether it’s prices, sales or even mortgage applications (the mortgage bankers issue a three-month moving average, which is much more accurate). That said, I want to talk about home prices today...
I was heartened to learn Monday that there is actually a price point at which buyers are willing to get back into today’s housing market -- despite the fact that economists, builders and the CEOs of Fannie and Freddie all say that house prices will continue to fall. But don't pop the champagne corks just yet.
As U.S. Fed chiefs met in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to discuss ways of preventing another credit crisis, CNBC's Steve Liesman asked top economic minds for their insight on the government's actions.
Federal Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the Fed should be able to keep interest rates low for some time, as the recent drop in commodity prices should reduce the threat of inflation.
It's hard to say whether Wall Street's fear of itself or rising oil prices will be more of an impediment for stocks this week. Both of those trends were apparent Tuesday and could continue to hang over the market Wednesday.