Aug 15, 2013 Today the military-backed government of Egypt declared a month-long state of emergency -- as supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi continue to clash with security forces.
Aug 9, 2013 Congress's proposed plans to phase out government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will almost certainly mean higher mortgage rates for consumers.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 7, 2013 The government-backed mortgage lender just posted its second largest profit in history.
Aug 6, 2013 President Obama proposes phasing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to shift mortgage-market risk from taxpayers to private banks
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.