WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve has declared economic growth "solid." "They could not withstand a serious financial emergency," said Diana Elliott, a Pew research manager who co-wrote the analysis. " Americans are devoting more of their income to housing, health care and personal insurance and pensions since 1984. After adjusting for inflation, their average...» Read More
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Boosting the housing market could fuel the next credit bubble, warned Alan Schwartz, the former head of Bear Stearns.
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Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.
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