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11 million homeowners underwater

Feb 1, 2012
Over a quarter of Americans owe more than their homes are worth, but does the U.S. government have the political will to help?
Posted In: President Obama, underwater mortgage, refinance, election, Housing

Obama plan to help homeowners spur housing recovery

Feb 1, 2012
President Obama announces a new program to help eliminate what he calls a stubborn drag on the economy.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosure, mortgage, refinance

The government's role in foreclosures

Feb 1, 2012
Should the U.S. government intervene to fix the foreclosure mess? Gallup reveals the results of its latest survey on American opinion.
Posted In: foreclosure, Housing

Slow and steady wins the race

Feb 1, 2012
Today payroll giant ADP announced 170,000 new additions to payrolls.
Posted In: jobs report, adp, payroll, employment

Confidence in the economy ebbs

Jan 31, 2012
Today saw drops in both home prices and consumer confidence. Could the recovery experts have been tracking be stalled?
Posted In: case shiller, home prices, consumer confidence

U.S. home prices decline more than expected

Jan 31, 2012
S&P’s Case-Shiller index showed home prices fell 3.7 percent annually in November. Washington and down-beaten Detroit were the only big city gainers.
Posted In: Housing

The state of gambling from the head of Caesars

Jan 31, 2012
The head of Caesars Entertainment discusses how casinos are faring in this global economy.
Posted In: casinos, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, gambling

Case-Shiller Index shows falling home prices continue

Jan 31, 2012
Home prices are falling again in many major American cities. Why?
Posted In: Housing, home prices, case shiller

PODCAST: Consumer confidence, Pfizer profits retreat

Jan 31, 2012
Facebook's IPO looks to be drawing near, and even if you aren't investing in the company, it could still offer you something valuable. We take a look at the current state of the gambling industry through the eyes of the president and CEO of Caesars. And our election 2012 coverage kicks off with peek into the Real Economy of Nebraska, a place where agriculture still takes center stage.

Obama's latest push for mortgage refinancing

Jan 30, 2012
In his State of the Union address, President Obama sketched out a plan to help homeowners refinance, something Allan Sloan calls 'Wall Street bailing out Main Street.'
Posted In: mortgage, refinance, President Obama, State of the Union