Oct 14, 2013 Mexico's president has proposed shaking-up the state-run oil industry and allowing direct foreign investment. The idea is unpopular in much of Mexico, but it's a different story in the oil town of Ciudad del Carmen.
Oct 11, 2013 Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2013 Does living on a dead-end street lower a home's value? What if your home has a pool? Test your knowledge of home values by taking our quiz!
Sep 27, 2013 The housing market is showing positive signs with prices climbing back up. But is now the time to buy?
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Sep 11, 2013 Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Sep 10, 2013 Syria doesn't produce much oil. But the Middle Eastern country's issues are having a big effect on the market for crude.
Sep 4, 2013 The Treasury Department has changed the rules on a program meant to help people hit by the housing crisis stay in their homes, allowing states to use some money from the $7.6 billion foreclosure prevention program to demolish homes instead.
Aug 29, 2013 The levee board for the New Orleans region sued oil companies over their damage to delta wetlands that are a protective buffer against storm surges.