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  • Canada's Housing Market: The Next Big Short? Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:38 AM ET
    Condo's under construction in Toronto, Ontario as Canada's housing market begins to slow.

    Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.

  • Moody’s: Bond Market Bubble Fears ‘Overstated’ Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Bond investors can rest easy as there are few signs of debt markets overheating, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service.

  • Fed Officials Spar Over Whether to Keep Easing Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.

  • Attention Boomers: US Needs You to Work Past 70 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    A senior citizen works as a sales associate at Home Depot in the lumber department.

    A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Want a Peek at Obamacare? Take a Look at This State Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.

  • Student Debt a 'Roadblock' for Wider Economy: Report Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Unmanageable student loan debt, the consumer watchdog unit say, may be harmful to recovering markets and may be dragging down borrowers' lives.

  • Wholesale Sales Plunge Most Since March 2009 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. wholesale inventories rose in March, fueled by increased stocks of cars and machinery which have provided support for economic growth early in the year, but wholesale sales posted the biggest fall in four years.

  • Frugality Drags Retail Sales, Boosts Discounters Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 9:07 AM ET

    A number of top U.S. retailers reported disappointing April sales as consumers gravitated toward discount chains and bad weather delayed spring shopping in much of the country.

  • Drug Spending Drops for the First Time in 55 Years Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    Patent expirations on big-name drugs has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the U.S. for the first time in at least 55 years, a report showed Thursday.

  • US Jobless Claims Surprise, Dropping Below 350,000 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at the 25th Annual CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

    New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.

  • Putting a Price Tag on High School Graduation Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.

  • Foreclosure Crisis Still Has Millions in Its Grip Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Courtney Scott says she has been fending off foreclosure since 2008 while trying to work with her lender to modify the mortgage on her McDonough, Ga. home.

    Five years after the mortgage meltdown sparked a wave of foreclosures, millions of Americans are still fighting to save their homes. That is hurting a broader housing recovery.

  • Rotation Into Cyclicals Could Provide Market Boost Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Investors have been dipping into growth-oriented cyclicals, and if the trend continues, it could add more momentum to the stock market rally.

  • Bank of England Holds Back on New Stimulus Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 5:26 AM ET

    The Bank of England left its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.5 percent, a record low, on Thursday. Policymakers also kept the size of the asset purchase program unchanged at 375 billion pounds ($584 billion).

  • China Inflation Data Show Central Bank's Dilemma Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 1:24 AM ET

    China's annual consumer inflation rose by more than expected in April while factory prices fell for a 14th consecutive month, highlighting the dilemma facing the central bank.

  • US Oil Production Is Nearly on Par With Imports Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 10:53 PM ET

    The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.

  • Japan Bear Warns on Unfolding Debt Crisis Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 9:41 PM ET
    Tokyo, Japan

    Japan will be consumed by a debt crisis surpassing the U.S. subprime crash, telling investors that "the beginning of the end has begun" for Japan's finances. The Financial Times reports.

  • Pisani: Here's What's Driving Stocks Higher Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    Massive liquidity, an ongoing search for yield, modestly higher corporate earnings, heavy stock buybacks, and the Fed's bond-buying program is fueling stocks to new highs. This is constricting supply.

  • Fed's Fisher: Politicians Holding Back Job Growth Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:14 PM ET
    Richard Fisher

    Politicians in Washington are holding back the US economy and job growth can't reach its full potential until Congress gets its act together, said Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Fed.

  • Sell in May, Go Away? Not This Year, Say Traders Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange wears a hat embroidered with 15,000 at the end of the trading day on May 7, 2013 in New York City.

    Now that the Dow has cracked 15,000, the argument for "sell in May" may be getting weaker. "It's not based on anything but seasonality and phrases," says one trader.

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