Economy - Most Commented


Young people dip into housing market

Sep 15, 2015
More people under 35 could start buying first homes as the economy improves.
Posted In: Millenials, housing market, real estate

Yo quiero (fancy) Taco Bell

Sep 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.

How does the Federal Reserve raise rates, anyway?

Sep 14, 2015
Getting banks and other lenders to fall in line isn't as easy as you might think.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, interest rates, financial crisis
The headquarters of Freddie Mac in McLean, Virginia.

U.S. mortgage giants under the microscope

Sep 14, 2015
What's the deal with our strange relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
Posted In: mortgage crisis, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Illinois lottery: You're a winner! Oh. No, you're not!

Sep 14, 2015
Officials say they can't pay some winners because of a state budget impasse.
Posted In: lottery, Illinois, state budget

Diamonds are a girl's best ... meal?

Sep 14, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a Federal Reserve Bank conference in San Francisco back in March.

Weekly Wrap: global markets, volatility and Yellen

Sep 11, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

The government could run out of money in late October

Sep 11, 2015
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Congress about failure to raise the debt limit.
Posted In: U.S. Treasury, income, expenses

Consumer sentiment falls sharply in September

Sep 11, 2015
The University of Michigan report is the first to reflect recent market volatility.
Posted In: consumer sentiment, consumer spending

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Sep 11, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.