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  • 30-Yr Mortgage Rates Fall Below 6% Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    After the announcement of the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae bailout, mortgage rates fell to their lowest level in about five months.  Here are the longer term trends...

  • US May Be Running Out Of Options To Stop Recession Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    Despite a Fannie-Freddie takeover, a $168-billion stimulus measure, a housing rescue package and Fed rate cuts, the economy is still struggling.  Now what?

  • On the Money Dictionary: Monday, Sept. 8 Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 8:50 PM ET

    Need clarification on a term we used on the show? Check here first.

  • Now that the government is in charge of the GSE's (can I call them Government "Sponsored" Entities or should that change to something else??), analysts are looking for the builders to reap the rewards, long term in sales and short term in the stocks.

  • Bush Signs US Housing Rescue Plan into Law Sunday, 7 Sep 2008 | 12:32 PM ET

    U.S. President Bush Wednesday signed into law a housing rescue plan passed by Congress as foreclosures rise and property values slump, including emergency backstop credits for the big mortgag elenders.

  • Game Plan: Time for a Rate Cut? Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    Cramer's beating his drum again. Ben Bernanke, prepare yourself.

  • The big numbers are big, no question. A full nine percent of all loans in this country are either delinquent or in some state of foreclosure. That’s a big number.

  • Surge in Joblessness May Deepen US Housing Slump Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    The surprising jump in August unemployment couldn't have come at a worse time for the already struggling housing market.

  • Are We Headed for a Recession? Take Our Poll Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 11:14 AM ET

    The unemployment rate zoomed to a five-year high of  6.1 percent in August, proof of the mounting damage the economy is inflicting on workers and businesses alike.

  • Unemployment Hits 6.1%, Fueling Recession Fears Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 8:53 AM ET

    The unemployment rate zoomed to a five-year high of  6.1 percent in August, proof of the mounting damage the economy is inflicting on workers and businesses alike.

  • Betting On Builder's Stocks? Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 2:53 PM ET

    Day to day the news is still bad. Lousy earnings today from Toll Brothers after lousy earnings from Hovnanian yesterday after lousy housing starts data for July (starts at a 17-year low). Yet the S&P Homebuilding index shows the group up 20% over the last two months.

  • Fed Mandate Leads to Temptation: Ex-C.Banker Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 8:15 AM ET

    The dual mandate of the Federal Reserve is "too complicated a job for central banks to do, where the temptation to act opportunistically becomes almost irresistible," while inflation-targeting is the right objective for a central bank, former MPC member Professor Willem Buiter told CNBC Europe in a television interview.

  • BoE Holds Rates Despite Stalling UK Economy Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 8:07 AM ET

    The Bank of England held interest rates steady at 5 percent Thursday, as widely expected, despite growing evidence that the UK economy is close to slipping into recession.

  • Scam Alert: CashCall.com Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 8:51 PM ET

    This cash lender is not what it says it is.

  • Florida's Housing Woes: Banks With "Troubled" Exposure Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    Some interesting intelligence from one of the ground zeroes of the housing market: Florida. Paul Miller of FBR published some financial “ramblings” (his word not mine) on a recent trip to Florida’s West Coast.

  • Rising Unemployment May Deepen US Housing Slump Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 10:27 AM ET

    Little attention has been paid to what a recession and spike in unemployment would do to an already battered  housing market.

  • The Euro's Weakness Is Here to Stay: Analysts Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 9:50 AM ET

    Even if the European Central Bank holds rates on Thursday the euro's supremacy on the currency markets is close to an end, analysts said on Wednesday.

  • Poll: Which Currency Will Emerge a Winner? Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 9:28 AM ET

    The European Central Bank looks set to leave rates on hold on Thursday but the move is unlikely to contribute to a strengthening of the euro, as the signs of weakness in the euro zone economy intensify.  Vote on which currency will gain the most by the end of the year.

  • How Low Can the Pound Go? Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    As the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee meets this week to decide on interest rates, the world's oldest currency still in use is under attack.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 10:02 PM ET

    Stocks are challenged to hold their ground, and will have a tough time breaking out of the bear's hold this month.