Economy at a glance

Detroit

Other cities feel sting of Detroit bankruptcy

Jul 22, 2014
If one city doesn't pay up in full, does bond money dry up for everybody else?
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy, bankruptcy, bond buying

Long-term unemployed suffer shaky re-employment

Jul 22, 2014
The difficulty of adjusting to a new job after a long time out of the workforce.
Posted In: Unemployment, job search, job seekers

Humans make a house for sale feel more like home

Jul 21, 2014
Straight out of "Arrested Development": Moving in real people helps homes sell.
Posted In: real estate, buying a home, staged homes, Arrested Development

Summer fun for future Fed chiefs? Maybe.

Jul 21, 2014
At Fed camp, kids play games about personal finance and build economic knowledge.
Posted In: summer, children, Fed, camp

Republicans have a birthday card for Dodd-Frank

Jul 21, 2014
A look at the progress of the Dodd-Frank Act four years in.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Dodd-Frank law

SIB spells a way for financiers to do social good

Jul 21, 2014
SIB's, or social impact bonds, let investors do good and make money
Posted In: bonds, Goldman Sachs

Jobs, like water, always seem to run downhill

Jul 21, 2014
A cautionary tale about the end game of offshoring.

Weekly Wrap: Duck hunting and the Fed

Jul 18, 2014
John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Nela Richardson from Redfin
House Construction Building Shell

'Bad' housing numbers might reflect good news

Jul 17, 2014
Or maybe a chilly spring in North Carolina. Experts are still puzzling it out.
Posted In: housing market, housing starts
Trulia

Don't blame millennials. Blame the middle-aged!

Jul 17, 2014
Young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did in the 1990's.
Posted In: Housing, millennials, Economy, Analysis
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