Making Sen$e

  • 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

  • January 30, 2012    

    Image by Yagi Studio/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his

  • January 30, 2012    

    Image by Yagi Studio/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Monday’s query: Doug Clymer asks: What is the benefit — if any — of our … Continue reading

  • January 27, 2012    

    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday’s query: William Carr: I discovered your page following a reference from the show. … Continue reading

  • January 27, 2012    

    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday’s query: William Carr: I discovered your page following a reference from the show. … Continue reading

  • January 26, 2012    

    Pedestrians pass an entrance to the Greek finance ministry in Athens. European stocks declined from a five-month high as the region’s finance ministers failed to agree on a debt-swap deal for Greece and called for a greater contribution from bondholders. … Continue reading

  • January 26, 2012    

    Pedestrians pass an entrance to the Greek finance ministry in Athens. European stocks declined from a five-month high as the region’s finance ministers failed to agree on a debt-swap deal for Greece and called for a greater contribution from bondholders. … Continue reading

  • January 25, 2012    

    The European Central Bank’s new headquarters, still under construction, right, are seen alongside other buildings within the city, across from the River Main in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Some might be expecting comment on the … Continue reading

  • January 25, 2012    

    The European Central Bank’s new headquarters, still under construction, right, are seen alongside other buildings within the city, across from the River Main in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Some might be expecting comment on the … Continue reading