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Atherton is in the heart of Silicon Valley. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the thriving economy there, and its hot housing market.
Discussing where investors can find value in U.S. equities and the behavior of bonds, with James McDonald, Northern Trust Global Investments chief investment strategist, and Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities chief investment strategist.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs.
With tight credit and homes sales weakening again, concerns are rising that the downturn could hold back the larger economy.
A look at three properties in Charlotte, North Carolina, with Daniel Papandrea of Wilkinson & Associates.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices are soaring at the same time mortgage credit is locked up tight.
Higher levels of cash home sales may be coming from the baby boom generation, with more trade-down and retirement buyers paying cash.
Richard Batley, senior economist at Lombard, discusses the U.K. housing market and says it is "extremely interest rates sensitive," far more than previously.
Michael Feroli, J.P. Morgan chief U.S. economist, shares his thoughts on Janet's Yellen's strategy on fiscal policy and how it is affecting the U.S. economy.
Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.
Susan Emmett, research director at Savills, discusses the U.K. housing market and says the strong growth in prices in London is starting to filter through to the rest of the country.
Three former chancellors of the exchequer have urged George Osborne to rethink his Help to Buy program. The Financial Times reports.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says inflated house prices in London have distorted the picture across the U.K.
Discussing Zillow's quarterly numbers and what they say about the housing market, with Dolly Lenz, real-estate broker to the super rich; Nathan Bachrach, Simply Money Advisors; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer dissects Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill and looks at why bond yields continue to head lower despite the Fed's taper.
Discussing weakness in housing and the state of the U.S. economy, with Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners CIO; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells the Joint Economic Committee the economy continues to recover and a rebound in spending and production is underway. Yellen cautions on housing activity and says the sector bears watching.
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
The vote had been delayed in order to build support for the plan that would wind down taxpayer-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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