From the rise of the tightwad to the decline of the Sun Belt, American values and industries will be reinvented as the nation comes out of the worst recession since the 1930s.
The Treasury readies $1 trillion to buoy faltering properties.
Homes are still overpriced by $8 trillion. Is 'tough love' the answer?
McCain and Obama differ on solutions, which could echo FDR’s during the Great Depression.
Television, the long-dominant medium, becomes just one of many video outlets.
Moves by federal regulators signal that the financial sector can't solve its problems on its own.
Trouble at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could have broad impact.
The crisis of confidence surrounding the home-loan giants is raising mortgage rates and could delay a housing recovery.