Topic: Mark Vitner
Among the new health care bill facts: The legislation will bring tax hikes, mainly on the highest-income Americans.
03/24/2010 02:52 pm
Surveys released Thursday suggest American consumer confidence is up, fueled by improved home prices and jobs data. But some headwinds to recovery remain.
12/29/2009 02:17 pm
Existing home sales rose 7.4 percent in November, largely due to first-time home buyers taking advantage of a tax break before it expired. That may mean the housing market recovery is not robust, some experts say.
12/22/2009 01:35 pm
08/24/2009 01:00 am
08/04/2009 01:00 am
Low mortgage rates act as a gentle spur, but they're not enough to revive the housing market.
01/22/2009 12:00 am
Economists hope the proposed bailout will boost confidence and end the cycle of falling real estate values.
09/22/2008 01:00 am
A disconnect: Pocketbook well-being has fallen behind productivity gains.
09/10/2008 01:00 am
GDP rose at a 0.6 percent pace in the first quarter, the US government reports.
05/01/2008 01:00 am
Some expect Fed to cut rates by three-quarters of a point.
03/10/2008 01:00 am