Jan 29, 2013 The latest home price numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Index show the strongest year-over-year growth since 2006.
Jan 22, 2013 Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Jan 8, 2013 Corporate earnings season is here again. The first reports arrive today, starting with the aluminum company Alcoa. Analysts are bracing for a slew of lackluster numbers.
Dec 28, 2012 Come Monday, if there’s no fiscal cliff deal, the best way for people to indicate their unhappiness is the markets.
Dec 25, 2012 Distillery stocks in China tumble this week after the government announced a ban on high priced spirits at state events.
Dec 20, 2012 Throughout all of this fiscal cliff back and forth, the stock market has reflected a certain stoicism from corporate America: Not much movement at all. But the stock market leaves out a huge chunk of our economy: Private companies.
Dec 10, 2012 Hedge funds and private-equity funds are buying up hundreds of foreclosed homes at a time, turning them into rentals, crowding out first-time home buyers looking for bargains.
Dec 5, 2012 A British academic and banker have composed an opera that highlights the harmonies they find in the world of finance , which some view as a place of turbulence.
Nov 19, 2012 Wall Street rallies on optimism that a deal will be reached to avoid the fiscal cliff. Nevermind that Congress is on recess and Obama is in Asia.