The number of new homes people started to build was up in November, more than expected. Couple that with news from RealtyTrac that there were 21 percent fewer foreclosure filings for the month, and you could be thinking the housing market's on the rebound. Janet Babin has more.
There is more criticism for a federal mortgage modification program included in the TARP bailout. TARP's congressional watchdog says HAMP has left billions of federal dollars unspent and millions of homeowners dissatisfied. Janet Babin reports.
The search engine giant began selling ebooks online today, putting it in direct competition with other major Internet booksellers like Amazon, Apple and Barnes and Noble. And the rivalry could become a real page turner, reports Janet Babin.
With the big holiday shopping season upon us, it'll be soon that retailers will have to start dealing with customer returns. And while consumers will be getting back their money, many retailers won't. Janet Babin reports on how return policies might be changing.