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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 S&P/Case-Shiller home prices index for March shows that home prices in 20 US cities declined 0.77 percent from February. The Case-Shiller Composite-10 index fell 0.62 percent in that period.
05/31/2011 12:06 pm
The Joplin, Missouri tornado that touched down on Sunday has killed at least 89 people. While there are earthquake-proof building codes in earthquake prone zones, why are there no tornado building codes in Tornado Alley?
05/23/2011 08:00 pm
From John Sayles, a "sprawling, wide-screen, Technicolor" novel of the Spanish-American War.
05/12/2011 04:50 pm
Looking at rising stocks, it's easy to think that the economy's recovering. But the facts simply don't support such a fantasy.
05/12/2011 10:57 am
Osama bin Laden wanted Al Qaeda to attack US rail transportation on the 9/11 anniversary, according to intelligence taken from his compound. A 'no-ride list' for Amtrak is being considered.
05/09/2011 07:20 pm
Home prices reported in the latest S&P/Case Shiller composite of 10 cities show a decline of 1.11 percent since January. Home prices for that index were 2.65 percent lower in February than they were a year before.
04/26/2011 12:04 pm
In China's big cities, real estate's expensive and young women are in short supply. If the population spread more evenly into cheaper parts of the country, would it be easier for a guy to get a date?
04/15/2011 02:45 pm
President Obama is reportedly set to name Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, considered a rising young star in the party, as the new chairwoman of the DNC, replacing Tim Kaine.
04/05/2011 09:18 pm