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Homebuilding remains slumped at levels not seen since WWII. Mike Groll/AP hide caption

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Housing Market Fake-Outs Stump Economists

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Marissa Szabo, 26, and her boyfriend are moving into Szabo's mother's house. The couple is saving up for a down payment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'

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SEC To Focus Oversight On High-Speed Trading

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The Homer City Generating Station in Homer City, Pa. Republicans say the Environmental Protection Agency will kill jobs and raise electricity prices with new carbon emissions limits. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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GOP Demonizes Once Favored Cap-And-Trade Policy

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Foreclosure Overhaul Comes Too Slowly For Many Homeowners

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De Desharnais of Ashwood Development in New Hampshire says homebuilding activity for her company has slowed sharply since the housing crash. But she's hopeful that business will pick up. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Missing In The Housing Recovery: New Houses

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Housing Regulator Has Big Plans In Store For Two Mortgage Titans

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Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D., (left) and ranking member Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, are proposing a major overhaul of the U.S. mortgage market. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Overhaul Bill Criticized For Ending Affordable Housing Goals

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Steve Jungmann, vice president at the tech startup Quanttus, holds up an early prototype of the biometric sensors the company will use on its wearable products. The current version is much smaller. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Amid The Device Hype, This Startup Is Taking Wearables To Heart

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We hate losing twice as much as we love winning, behavioral researchers say. And that gets us into trouble with financial decisions. iStockphoto hide caption

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One More Speed Bump For Your Retirement Fund: Basic Human Impulse

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Big Thinkers Discuss How To Prevent Next Financial Crisis

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A street vendor in Simferopol, Crimea, sells eggs with the dual currency price tags in Russian rubles and Ukrainian hryvnias. Russia's annexation of Crimea mean it will now have to prop up the peninsula's weak economy. Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Russia's Annexation Of Crimea Could Hurt Its Economy

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Report: Most Americans Not Putting Enough Away For Retirement

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Bipartisan Plan Reached On Fannie-Freddie Overhaul

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Signs Point To A Slowing U.S. Housing Market

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