As home values have declined, retail spending — which increased 0.2 percent from June — has remained low.
This fall, Congress and President Obama will debate how much taxpayers should still back homeownership. But first they need to ask if owning a home leads to well-being.
President Obama had a chat on Zillow.com about housing issues Wednesday. He's trying to generate interest in the topic in D.C., but critics say he had other motives.
In a shift, President Obama offers Republicans a new 'grand bargain' – cuts in corporate taxes in exchange for a jobs program. The recovery in the labor market makes Obama's jobs program a tougher sell.
An increase in interest rates contributed to pending home sales falling 0.4 percent from May, experts say.
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