housing

  • January 31, 2012    

    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. The monthly housing data released Tuesday by Standard and Poor’s Case-Shiller Index came with sparse good news. Home prices have declined yet again, continuing their wobbly down-up-down decline after the market bubble burst in 2006. … Continue reading

  • January 31, 2012    

    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. By Paul Solman and Elizabeth Shell The monthly housing data released Tuesday by Standard and Poor’s Case-Shiller Index came with sparse good news. Home prices have declined yet again, continuing their wobbly down-up-down decline after … Continue reading

  • December 30, 2011  

    A suburban neighborhood of one of the nation’s wealthiest counties has experienced a surprising rise in the number of people living below the poverty line — a trend that accelerated in suburbs across the country during the recession. Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW Chicago reports. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2011    

    Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. It’s the monthly moment for Case-Shiller/S&P, the most widely followed index of U.S. housing prices, and Tuesday’s numbers are a distinct downer, prices dropping at an annual rate of over 1 percent, though only half … Continue reading

  • November 29, 2011    

    Image by Fusion via Getty Images. Making Sen$e reporter/producer Elizabeth Shell files most of this post on Tuesday’s Case-Shiller housing index. The punchline: housing prices declined in September — not a good sign. Here’s her summary of the data (including … Continue reading

  • November 24, 2011  

    As anger over the financial crisis lingers, questions remain as to who has been held accountable for their role in creating the conditions that led to the meltdown … and who has not. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011    

    A construction worker gestures on the roof of a home in Phoenix, Ariz. Home prices inched up in August from the previous month according to the Case-Shiller Index. Photo by Joshua Lott/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from … Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011    

    A construction worker gestures on the roof of a home in Phoenix, Ariz. Home prices inched up in August from the previous month according to the Case-Shiller Index. Photo by Joshua Lott/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from … Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011  

    Floodwaters broke through protective barriers around Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport on Tuesday, forcing its closure. Margaret Warner discusses the city’s worst flooding in decades with GlobalPost’s Patrick Winn. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2011    

    A foreclosure sign stands outside a home in Winchester, Va. Photo by Jay Mallin/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Friday’s query: … Continue reading