May 17, 2013 But that comes with an asterisk.
PODCAST: Weather to blame for low Walmart sales; Angelina Jolie surgery boosts film about breast cancer
May 16, 2013 Walmart sales are down and so are housing starts, but the weather could be to blame. Plus, a small film about breast cancer research gets an unexpected boost from Angelina Jolie's preventive mastectomy.
May 13, 2013 Did you buy a car or get some new clothes recently? You were not alone.
May 13, 2013 Pakistan's incoming prime minister will install Ishaq Dar as finance minister, his third time doing the job.
May 10, 2013 Pinch yourself. You're not dreaming.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 3, 2013 Big investors have been snapping up foreclosed homes and turning them into rentals. Now some of those investors are hoping to capitalize on their distressed buys -- and share the spoils with the general public -- by going public.
Apr 30, 2013 Home prices rose 1.2 percent in February and were up 9.3 percent since last year, according to the S&P Case-Shiller Index.
Apr 18, 2013 If you could see inside the cars on a freight train, you'd know more about which parts of the economy are up -- or down.
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 10, 2013 A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.