The New Residential Construction Report showed gains in May with single family permits increasing from April. Single family housing permits increased around 4 percent from April, and nearly twenty percent above May 2011 levels.
A Washington garden party serves as a think tank hothouse, providing the Daily Reckoning with some interesting insights into the current US situation. Representing a variety of backgrounds, the group was united by a hatred of the US "empire."
Summer travel can get pricey if one of these common airline glitches drives up the price of a ticket. Here are the most common airfare glitches and the best ways to avoid them, so your summer travel is fairly priced.
Cameron Marlow's group has 12 researchers. They apply math, programming skills, and social science to mine our data for insights that they hope will advance Facebook's business and social science at large.
Many Americans may believe that Medicare is financed like Social Security. They know that a portion of payroll taxes goes to Social Security and a portion goes to Medicare, and they conclude workers are paying for Medicare benefits. This is not true.
Some may say that Stefan Karlsson's assertion that an increasing British trade deficit is a sign of an overvalued pound, arguing instead that it reflects the euro area debt crisis. But Karlsson still maintains that there are other issues at play.
The fiscal gap facing the next generation of taxpayers is going to be huge. The solution include taxes, but what many young Americans don't realize is that soon they may be shouldering the majority of the country's debt, alone.
While all indicators have made notable increases as of late, as indicated by the latest Housing Market Index numbers, conditions still remain distressed by historic standards, even as the industry starts to again see signs of life.
Europe’s austerity policies nor America’s growth policies have worked. In Europe, governments collectively spent 44.8% of GDP in 2000. Today it is 49.2%. That’s not austerity, that’s stimulus, according to Bill Bonner.
Dry cleaning is expensive, and it's going to get worse. Here's how to avoid a hefty bill.
You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars to enjoy the wealth of free e-book downloads available online.
Your thermostat should be set higher in the summer than it is in the winter. This reduce the workload on your air conditioner or furnace and prevents you from running up the energy bill.
Doing your own home improvement projects can save you money, but a botched repair can end up costing more. Here's how to know when to go it alone and when to call for backup.