Jan 2, 2014 Nearly half of states require that foreclosures go through court. That slower process means a backlog of foreclosures is coming to market.
Dec 24, 2013 Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. have dropped to a record low since the Federal Reserve announced its plans to slow its bond-buying program.
Dec 23, 2013 Marketplace invites you to the party of the year.
Dec 19, 2013 The Fed is not worried about inflation right now. But should it also worry about the opposite? Persistently falling prices, or deflation, can also wreck an economy.
Dec 17, 2013 Some are worried the Fed will announce that it’s going to stop -- or at least slow -- its stimulative bond-buying program.
Dec 16, 2013 Now that some parts of the economy seem addicted to the Fed's stimulus, how does the central bank extricate it?
Dec 13, 2013 Unless Congress acts, struggling homeowners who seek relief could face an unexpected tax bill.
Dec 9, 2013 As more people are excluded from homeownership, the demand for rental housing has grown beyond capacity, driving rental costs up.
Dec 5, 2013 The Federal Reserve has been creating money to the tune of about $85 billion dollars a month. But the first time a central bank tried to do that...it didn't go over so well.
Nov 29, 2013 Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.