housing market

Single-family home prices rose in September for an sixth straight month in a further sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. The 3.6% increase from a year earlier is the biggest percentage Read more...
More and more, homeowners say that mortgages they thought were dead and buried are springing back to life, sometimes haunting them all the way into foreclosure. Read more...
As the New York Times reported Sunday, within the Obama White House a fierce debate is raging about what to do next about jobs and the economy. But on the same day Americans learned advisers David Plouffe and Bill Daley are pushing President Read more...
I'd like to know when some people are going to start going to prison over this kind of thing. FDL's Dave Dayden had a good post up ahead of tonight's airing of this segment -- 60 Minutes Tackles Foreclosure Fraud Tonight, Exposing Unresolved Chain of Title Problems. Read more...
The Thrill Packed Week Of October 15, 1979
The week of October 15, 1979 - Stock Market takes a big dive (for 1979), housing market is in trouble (for 1979), Fidel Castro visits the UN, Jimmy Carter wins a primary. Read more...

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They still don't seem to get it: It's not really a recovery without jobs. There was no recovery. There was only the federal government propping up Read more...
Here's some good news: an uptick in the number of construction workers employed, the biggest gain since 2006: The nation's construction industr Read more...
So it looks like Goldman Sach's strategy is going to be "deny, deny, deny." "We didn't mean it like that," "You're misinterpreting," and "We wouldn' Read more...
Somewhere, Matt Taibbi is laughing his butt off as the Vampire Squid goes down. Now when do we see the criminal charges - not just against Goldman S Read more...
Elizabeth Warren is so sensible and credible. Why don't more people in the Obama administration listen to her? Banks and home Read more...