Fed: Sizeable Risk From Capitol Hill Gridlock
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What April's Jobless Rate Means For The Candidates
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, homeownership rates got even closer to pre-housing boom numbers in the first quarter of 2012. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Time To Trade The Lease For A Mortgage?
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Continued Job Growth Will Help Housing Industry
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As Gasoline Goes Up, Natural Gas Cheaper Than Ever
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Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed house in Miami after the bank hired him to keep the home from falling into complete dilapidation. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Hoping For Payout, Investors Become Landlords
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A pre-foreclosure sign is seen in front of a home in Miami. Supporters of a plan to reduce the principals owed by many homeowners facing foreclosure say it would prevent larger losses and keep people in their homes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fannie, Freddie Weigh Mortgage Write-Downs
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Jobs Report A Litmus Test For Economy's Direction
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Bond Auction Indicates Europe's Troubles Persist
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Home Buyers Still Face Mortgage Barriers
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David Butler and one of his safer tools. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Fixing The Cutting Edge: Innovation Meets Table Saw
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Key Economic Questions Are Unresolved
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Bank Of America Deal Would Turn Owners To Renters
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A Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac mortgage services representative (left) helps a person register for mortgage help in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fannie, Freddie Consider Mortgage Write-Downs
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