The reason is largely that incomes, which are up just about 3 percent from a year ago, are not keeping pace with home prices.
Stocks are down globally, with the most likely explanation being that stocks are greatly overbought.
When you have banks of unprecedented size, you have to expect unprecedented fines.
Seemingly unaffected by the end of the 16-day partial U.S. government shutdown, mortgage applications barely moved last week.
Professor Moorad Choudhry discusses the almost unseemly scramble to get on board the Chinese economic powerhouse train.
As JPMorgan Chase braces for an expected $13 billion settlement over its mortgage-securities sales, it's keeping an eye on one key player.
While the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 1.44 percent this year, this emerging market is up 10.28 percent year-to-date.
Bombardier and other jet makers are hoping, and cautiously optimistic that their industry will finally turn the corner in 2013.
Investors didn't like the taste of the October jobs number, but trader Kenny Polcari thinks they'll like his sirloin recipe.
In the past 25 years, the market has seen two such irrepressible bulls, and both ended, well, abruptly.
Netflix soared to new highs as the company reported earnings. But, the big surprise is how Hastings approached the call, the stock, and the company's future.
Warren Buffett, showing again that he is not shy about showing his ukulele skills in public, did his take on "My Way" in NBC "TODAY" show's Orange Room.
The gradual erosion of the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency has been hastened of late, thanks to our addiction to debt and cheap money
Sean "Diddy" Combs wants some advice from Warren Buffett on how to become richer than the Omaha billionaire.
Soft U.S. jobs data cements the view that the Fed will be on hold, likely until March.
Lexus and Infiniti, two Japanese luxury brands with well-established reputations for quality vehicles, have received an unflattering designation from Consumer Reports.
What a rise the NASDAQ has had and what great potential it has to fall.
If you think you're funnier than anyone else on Wall Street, prove it! Gotham Comedy Club is hosting a Wall Street comedy contest.
The recent government shutdown's legacy may be that it got the Fed off the hook from pulling back on its stimulus into next year.