Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discuss today's labor report and what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets. This reaffirms a growth pattern, says Ablin.» Read More
Discussing the coming stricter leverage rules, and the state of the housing industry, with Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO. "It's not a bad thing," Nixon says.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the lawsuit against the Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency by hedge fund Perry Capital. Under a 2012 amendment known as the "sweep amendment," profit sharing was eliminated, she says.
National home prices were up over 12 percent in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Underwater borrowers now represent just under 15 percent of the active loan universe.
According to Fannie Mae's monthly survey, fewer people think now is a good time to buy or sell a home. CNBC's Diana Olick reports 57 percent of respondents expect mortgage rates to rise higher.
While housing is making a moderate recovery, prices are unlikely to return to the boom times before the bubble burst, former Pulte Chairman and CEO James Grosfeld told CNBC.
The law requires FHFA to be the conservator for Fannie & Freddie, and the lawsuit filed Sunday could very well end up in the Supreme Court, says Matthew McGill, partner in the law firm taking up the case.
Homeowners are gaining back much needed equity as home prices go up, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Scott Cohn crunches the numbers and shares what it takes to become one of the the top 10 states for business.
Just as America's homeowners were finally coming up for air, they are suddenly turning more negative on the housing market, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.
James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon, and Phil Orlando, Federated, provide perspective on the Fed's tapering program, and take a look at major headwinds facing the markets.
Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, talks to CNBC about UK housing and how the idea of pouring more debt on people to buy an asset which looks overpriced is going to end in tears.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says that despite a 7.6% unemployment rate, the Fed may still taper if data continues to show green shoots.
What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.
Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol, talks about the U.K.'s Help to Buy scheme, how it can boost manufacturing and where the risks lie.
Applications to refinance fell to the lowest level since July of 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The catalyst: rising mortgage rates.
Applications to refinance fell 16 percent from a week ago, to the lowest level since July 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fewer refinances are not a great sign for housing going forward.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Rates are moving so fast and so dramatically that even recent reports seem outdated, which has a direct effect on consumers shopping for mortgages.