Topic: Federal Housing Finance Board
Government lawsuit claims 17 banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, and JP Morgan, misrepresented the value of $196 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities when it sold them to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
09/02/2011 07:28 pm
Home prices fell sharply during the first quarter of 2011, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. The 'double dip' means they dropped below their Great Recession low point, reached in early 2009.
05/31/2011 02:55 pm
The Dow rose about 38 points, with DuPont rising and Verizon falling. The Nasdaq rose about 15 points.
05/25/2011 05:53 pm
US new home sales skidded to a record low in February, except for one category: homes under $200,000. Goodbye, McMansions.
03/24/2011 10:00 pm
Home prices peaked in the US five years ago. Here is a look at the key issues affecting home prices as the spring real estate market approaches.
02/10/2011 02:50 pm
US home prices fell 1 percent in November compared with the previous month, according to a widely followed 20-city index released by Standard & Poor's Tuesday. It's the latest sign that, five years after home prices peaked, the housing market remains an important weak link in the economy. Still, housing experts say 2011 could be a pivotal year when home prices bottom out and a more stable environment begins to emerge. Here's a look at the key issues.
01/25/2011 12:33 pm
Ben Bernanke believes that making people feel richer is the key to generating actual wealth. Is he right? We're about to find out.
11/15/2010 11:00 pm
Will QE2 accelerate the national and international economic decline?
11/15/2010 12:15 pm
Unemployment lasts longer than ever before, home values keep declining, foreclosures abound and people are growing poorer. This is the rebound?
09/28/2010 05:48 pm
There's sharp debate among forecasters as they examine the durability of the economic recovery and discuss what will happen next.
08/25/2010 04:27 pm