September 26, 2012 While the pace of sales barely changed, the median price was up 11.2 percent. It's another sign of a recovering housing sector.
September 25, 2012 Neither President Obama nor Republican challenger Mitt Romney has offered many specifics on how to fix the economy. But economists say that, based on what we do know, the candidates offer very different visions for spurring growth.
September 25, 2012 "We are more optimistic about housing," says economist David Blitzer, who directs the S&P/Case-Shiller survey.
September 25, 2012 In recent years, China's status — like its economy — has continued to rise as the economies in America and Europe have struggled. That shift isn't just reflected in economic numbers, and some American business people in China say they don't feel as respected or as valued as before.
September 25, 2012 The risks to the global economy from trouble in Europe have diminished somewhat in recent weeks, according to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund. But she says the dangers from the so-called "fiscal cliff" in the U.S. have increased.