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U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in December, a hopeful sign for the sluggish housing market recovery.
Mortgage application volume have jumped further, up 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
At the World Economic Forum, Richard Solomons, CEO of IHG, says trusting a brand is really important within organisations and talks about his company's plans.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the January home builder sentiment data.
The index of home builder sentiment fell just one point in January to 57 from an upwardly-revised December reading.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the big jump in prices for small houses in Palo Alto, California, which most believe is due to the new tech money in the area, and international investors.
Peter Wallison, American Enterprise Institute, discusses what likely triggered the housing crisis of 2008 and why another collapse could be on the horizon.
Kirkland & Ellis has gathered Kaisa's offshore bondholders to help protect their investments. Neil McDonald, Restructuring Partner at the law firm, explains.
Mike McCann, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach Realtors, discusses three home listings in Philadelphia.
Using home sales, prices, construction, mortgage delinquencies and millennial employment, Trulia concludes housing is nearly back to normal.
CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a close look at what sectors are leading and lagging the market this morning, including utilities and energy.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Brent crude and Lennar.
David Ritchie, chief executive of Bovis Homes, says the housing market is "solid" and the rise in house prices is sustainable.
James Tien, Legislator of Liberal Party, says the economic measures unveiled by Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung on Wednesday were repetitive of those in previous policy blueprints.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides context to the staggering number of people applying for mortgage loans, the highest level in six years.
Robert Shiller, Yale University professor, shares his thoughts on the jump in mortgage applications and recent boom in the housing market as long-term rates slip to new lows.
Robert Shiller, Yale University professor, discusses how the drastic drop in oil prices will impact the consumer and economy.
CNBC's Diana Olick, breaks down the latest numbers on mortgage applications.
The number of completed foreclosures continued to fall in November, with 41,000 borrowers losing their homes, says CoreLogic.
But Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says it's difficult to predict how oil prices will ultimately affect how Americans think about the economy.