After a roller-coaster decade of boom-bust-boom, the U.S. housing market is going downhill just when many economists thought annual sales would be heading up. The housing mark ..
For three decades, the U.S. middle class enjoyed a rare financial advantage over the wealthy: lower mortgage rates. Now, even that perk is fading away. Most ordinary homebuyer ..
The Boston Consulting Group has just released its latest Cost-Competitiveness Index on global manufacturing and the results will likely surprise you. Hal Sirkin, a senior part ..
A new book explains why ordinary folks should pay closer attention to global events. ..
Mortgage lending declined to the lowest level in 14 years in the first quarter as homeowners pulled back sharply from refinancing and house hunters showed little appetite for ..
The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's final April reading on the overall index of consumer sentiment came in at 84.1, beating an expectation of 83.0 in a Reuters s ..
The U.S. services sector expanded in April at a slower rate than the previous month as employment creation decelerated, an industry report showed on Friday. Financial data fir ..
Jeff Macke on why Amazon's Willy Wonka-ish founder is the key to the company success ..
U.S. stocks were sinking on Friday as a number of bellwether names, including Amazon and Ford, fell following their quarterly results, overshadowing positive numbers from Micr ..
As growth in Amazon's basic online marketplace has slowed, CEO Jeff Bezos is looking for new opportunities. But whether its online video, tablets and phones, or cloud com ..