The home sales report also found that the median price for sales of previously owned homes was $163,700 – some 5 percent below the median price a year ago.
Having its own currency and a printing press makes it easier for a country to spend more, but it doesn't rule out a financial crisis
Richard Bernstein, a Wall Street veteran, thinks that Chinese stocks should be avoided and Europe might surprise us. Should we be listening?
Allstate deal allows it to attract consumers who want a choice of carriers. Purchase will reduce earnings only in the first year, Allstate says.
The Dow rose about 80 points, the S&P 500 rose about 11 points, and Nasdaq rose about 31 points. At closing, stocks were near session highs.
Student loans can be paid off at different rates. Is it better to finish paying off student loans quickly or start putting some of the money toward retirement savings? Question No. 3 of the Reader Mailbag.
Shipping companies were visited Monday by European Commission officials looking for evidence of price fixing. US exporters, importers with similar complaints against the shipping companies are watching closely.
Filing financial documents can be a pain. But if you take the time to do it properly, you'll thank yourself.
Gold prices head lower because of change in margin rules. Gold prices likely to test support level of $1,460 before climbing again.
The US needs help fighting terrorism. But have we given our partner nations an incentive to exaggerate spending?
Wal-Mart is in a bright spot, for now. But Wal-mart is concerned that high gas prices will cause customers to spend less.
Gold mining jobs are coming to Mojave, Calif. Run-up in gold, silver prices causes Golden Queen Mining to restart operation.
25,000th Big Mac: Wisconsin man reaches milestone 39 years after he began eating Big Macs.
Hewlett-Packard's lowered forecast pulled the Dow down, to close about 68 points lower than the previous session. The Nasdaq barely gained, rising 0.90 points just before closing.