Aug 5, 2013 There's a proposal in Congress to let the taxpayer-backed mortgage giants die, and Marketplace's economics guy says we should all get behind it.
Aug 1, 2013 When it comes to helping homeowners struggling with mortgages, is President Obama taking a page out of Mitt Romney's playbook?
Jul 22, 2013 The protests in Egypt and Turkey and Brazil have a lot more in common than you'd think, according to the BBC's Paul Mason.
Jul 19, 2013 A new report explores the uptick in speculative home flipping -- though the geography of flipping has, well, flipped.
Jul 11, 2013 Turmoil continues in Egypt, but as news of $12 billion in aid and an interim prime minister appointment take hold, life on the ground in Cairo is also changing.
Jul 10, 2013 Egypt gets an interim prime minister with an economics background, former finance minister Hazem el-Beblawi.
Jul 9, 2013 The semantics debate on Wikipedia could have real world consequences.
Jul 8, 2013 Violent clashes between rival political factions, the army and police are scaring off tourists in a country where 10% of the economy is tourism-related.
Jul 5, 2013 How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
Jul 5, 2013 Egypt has sworn in an interim president, but it's not clear how much time the public will give him to solve the country's ongoing economic problems.