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With first-time buyers priced out of homes and facing tougher credit standards, homeownership had nowhere to go but down.
"This is something going really wrong, really fast," said Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of $272 billion Blackstone Group.
A gender difference in behavioral skills, seen as early as kindergarten, is hurting boys’ academic prospects and their earning potential, NYT reports.
U.S. consumer confidence dipped in April as consumers were discouraged by business and labor market conditions, according to a report.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in February and beat expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
Lower-wage industries accounted for 22 percent of job losses during the recession, but added back 44 percent of jobs since.
The April CNBC Fed Survey shows respondents looking for a 1 percent Fed Funds rate on average to end 2015, up from 0.83 percent in March.
Democrats hope this week's Senate showdown over raising the federal minimum wage reaps them benefits in November's congressional elections.
Pending home sales from the National Association of Realtors rose 3.4 percent in March but is still down 7.9 percent from March of 2013.
Women who get chemotherapy for breast cancer may end up unemployed for a very long time, researchers reported on Monday.
Detroit and a coalition of 14 city employee unions have reached a tentative deal on five-year collective bargaining agreements.
Will Janet Yellen remove the market's confusion, or will she add to it?
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April to a nine-month high as views on current and near-term conditions surged.
The U.S. services sector expanded in April at a slower rate than the prior month as employment creation slowed, an industry report showed on Friday.
Army recruits are getting older, with fewer going straight from high school to boot camp, The Fiscal Times reports.
The number of new U.S. jobless claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, along with March durable goods.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in 8 months, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.
The new Fed chair faces the challenge to either resist or go along with conventional wisdom to hold the line on interest rates.
Not only are middle class Americans losing out in the U.S., they are now trailing their global peers, the NYT reports.