Jun 13, 2013 Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.
Jun 13, 2013 Railroads lured homesteaders to Montana with ads that made the dry plains look like lush English countryside. Banks offered easy money, the settlers loaded up with loans -- and drought set in.
Jun 13, 2013 Check out our side-by-side comparison of these two booms and busts nearly a hundred years apart... make your own comparisons.
Jun 6, 2013 RealtyTrac has released its list of the top cities for fixer-upper houses. At the top of the list: Detroit and other Rust Belt cities.
Jun 5, 2013 Shelter magazines are on the rebound as the housing industry bounces back. What other lateral signs are there out there?
Jun 4, 2013 Would-be homebuyers are nervous because of the housing crash and the instability of the job market.
May 31, 2013 Recently, the housing market has been making headlines for making a historic recovery. New home sales, existing home sales and pending sales are all up. But so are mortgage interest rates as of this week. That's not so good, but should it make shoppers reconsider buying a home?
May 30, 2013 With signs of vigor returning to the real estate market, it's easy to miss the other reality: Many people got stuck with terrible mortgages during the boom years and the Obama administration says they still need help.
May 29, 2013 The value of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note is down, amid signs the U.S. economy is gathering strength. The yield is up to 2.14 percent, and 30-year mortgage rates are inching close to 4 percent, the highest in a year.
May 24, 2013 After a disappointing first quarter, CEO Bob McDonald says he will leave Procter & Gamble at the end of next month.