2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Chairman Ben Bernanke will be pressed to settle the wave of confusion and speculation that's consumed investors since he spoke to Congress last month about the Fed's drive to keep long-term interest rates at record lows.
6 hrs ago | KMIZ
The number housing starts rose 7 percent to an annual pace of 914,000 homes, according to a government report out Tuesday.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
Hayes, 33, was arrested by police and the Serious Fraud Office last December as part of an inquiry stretching from the U.S. to Japan.
The Toronto stock market closed higher Monday as traders bought into stocks beaten down in a string of recent declines while hoping for more clarity from the U.S. Federal Reserve on whether it might start to ease up on stimulus measures.
Executives with OneWest Bank have announced that more than 700 workers will lose their jobs as the company is acquired as part of a $2.53 billion deal.
The number of Canadian homes sold so far this year is slightly higher than projected and it looks as if 2014 will show a rebound, according to a new forecast by the Canadian real estate industry's main association.
For the first time in seven years, most U.S. homebuilders are optimistic about home sales, a sign that construction could help drive stronger economic growth in coming months.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take another dispute involving race, deciding whether people must prove they were victims of intentional housing discrimination to win lawsuits under federal law.
Builders are eyeing the next wave of potential home buyers - the so-called millennials - but whether this rising generation will embrace big mortgage debt remains an open question.
Concern that the Fed would start reducing the amount of financial assets it is buying has been the main factor behind the volatility that has gripped markets over the past few weeks.
Since Ben Bernanke unleashed a bombshell on May 22 by suggesting the U.S. Federal Reserve could before long start to pull back on its massive monetary stimulus, big stock and bond markets have been feeling the pain.
House sellers' average asking prices have broken through the quarter of a million pounds milestone for the first time amid signs of a "widespread" upturn in the housing market.
Abenomics' massive monetary stimulus was supposed to depress long-term interest rates to spur economic activity, but the Japanese government bond market has other ideas.
That's essentially the dilemma facing the U.S. Federal Reserve's 19 policy makers when they meet in Washington this week.
Trading will likely be muted for the first half of the week as investors hope to get a better impression of whether the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut back on one of its key stimulus measures soon and, if so, by how much.
The $400 million project stalled four years ago and since has been dubbed the "hole in the ground" just off the main casino strip at the California-Nevada line.