Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 22, 2013 Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Apr 11, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, was hit hard during the housing crash. Now the housing market is recovering quickly and home buyers are frustrated. But one expert says that doesn't make a housing bubble.
Apr 3, 2013 According to a report in the Washington Post, President Obama's administration is worried that the housing recovery is leaving too many people, including young people, behind.
Mar 28, 2013 Buying a house is a huge emotional decision. It's important to know the market you're buying in -- and just as important to construct a relationship with your realtor.
Mar 25, 2013 As the housing recovery boosts equity, will homeowners again use their properties as their own personal cash machines?
Mar 22, 2013 As the housing market recovers, prices for some construction and building materials reach pre-bust highs
Mar 22, 2013 With housing inventory at its lowest point in 13 years, realtors are trying new tactics to add listings.
Feb 26, 2013 Sharp price increases in some regions raise concerns about a new housing bubble. But as prices rise, more sellers will appear, steadying the market.
Feb 26, 2013 Despite a 46 percent jump in softwood lumber prices, many timber companies are wary to head into the forests.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.