Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are like the Guantanamo prison: Obama has wanted to shut them down for years, but can't figure out a way to do it.
10/24/14 - 01:39 PM EDT
Investors overlooked weaker-than-forecast housing data and the potential for over two-dozen European banks to fail European Central Bank-administered stress tests on Sunday, driving the markets higher in midday trading Friday.
10/24/14 - 03:10 PM EDT
U.S. stock markets rise slightly on Friday despite U.S. home sales for September missing economists' forecasts and a sharp revision downward in August sales.
10/24/14 - 10:23 AM EDT
U.S. stock futures are trading lower after Amazon reported weaker-expected third-quarter earnings and gave a disappointing outlook for the holiday season.
10/24/14 - 09:16 AM EDT
Markets rallied on Thursday to end the trading session higher, but still off their intraday highs.
10/23/14 - 05:35 PM EDT
Stocks surged on Thursday amid strong third quarter earnings from Caterpillar and General Motors, and an unexpected rise in manufacturing activity.
10/23/14 - 11:15 AM EDT
Markets began to back off highs headed into the final hour Thursday after corporate earnings and leading economic indicators buoyed stocks through most of the session.
10/23/14 - 03:50 PM EDT
U.S. futures are rising on better-than-forecast economic data from China and the eurozone, which may boost investors’ confidence in the global economy going into the end of the year.
10/23/14 - 08:47 AM EDT
U.S. stocks move lower in midday trading on Wednesday on higher than forecast oil inventories released by the Energy Information Administration.
10/22/14 - 02:40 PM EDT
U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as third-quarter earnings continued to roll in and consumer price data showed below-trend inflation amid rising housing market activity in the U.S.
10/22/14 - 11:20 AM EDT
U.S. stock futures are pointing to a slightly lower open as third-quarter earnings season in the U.S. continues and housing market activity buoys investors’ confidence in the U.S. economy.
10/22/14 - 08:54 AM EDT
The regulator has accused Ocwen of several misrepresentations regarding letters it sent to homeowners denying them mortgage modifications.
10/22/14 - 06:00 AM EDT