Apr 3, 2013 If the Obama administration's fuel efficiency standards, which are set for 2025, were enforced today, how much less money would each American driver spend per year on gasoline?
Apr 2, 2013 The big auto makers reveal how many trucks and cars they sold in March -- and economists will read those figures as economic tea leaves.
Mar 29, 2013 Oil companies say new EPA rules on sulfur levels in gas will increase prices several cents a gallon, but higher refining costs could play out many ways.
Mar 29, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose a new rule today that will require refiners to cut the amount of sulfur in gasoline by two thirds.
Mar 26, 2013 Home prices rise, but can they boost the job market?
Mar 22, 2013 With housing inventory at its lowest point in 13 years, realtors are trying new tactics to add listings.
Mar 19, 2013 More homeowners are going from underwater to above water on their mortgages, and that could mean some really good news for the economy.
Mar 14, 2013 The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Mar 7, 2013 As home prices rise, more owners are preparing housing for sale -- and construction companies and building supply chains are hiring again.
Mar 5, 2013 The regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has announced an idea to reform the mortgage giants. It involves starting a joint venture to bundle mortgages into securities that people can invest in.