Home Prices Could Level Out in 2023, Redfin Says. What Could Make Them Drop.

Text size The median home sale price was 14% higher for the four-week period ending June…

Micron Issues Muted Sales Forecast On Demand Weakness

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology issued a subdued revenue outlook, spooking investors even as it reported a…

The Latest Inflation Data Is (Mildly) Good News for the Fed

Fed chief Jerome Powell, shown testifying before a House panel last week, may not have to…

Opinion: Stocks could drop 50%, Nouriel Roubini argues. Things will get much worse before they get better.

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate)—The global financial and economic outlook for the year ahead has soured rapidly…

Here’s how much your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Good news — sort of. If you’re retired or just about to retire, next year’s Social…

U.S. stock futures struggle for gains ahead of GDP data

U.S. stock futures struggled for direction on Wednesday, leaving Wall Street potentially on course for a…

U.S. Paying More to Borrow as Fed Raises Rates, Inflation Stays Elevated

Yields on U.S. Treasurys are rising as the Federal Reserve lifts interest rates to try to…

Dow Jumps More Than 800 Points as Fears of Interest-Rate Hikes Subside

Stocks rallied on Friday after fresh economic data tempered investors’ expectations of steep Federal Reserve interest-rate…

Bowman backs steep rate hikes and wants to ‘get the Fed out’ of housing market

Federal Reserve Gov. Michelle Bowman said she supports an aggressive series of interest-rate increases to try…

The U.S. housing market is teetering on recession. Will the economy soon follow?

The last time the housing market suffered a major meltdown in 2006, it took the entire…

Powell says U.S. economy can handle the additional rate hikes that are coming

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday pushed back against economists who argue that aggressive Fed…

I’m the COO of a mortgage company that’s funded more than $100 billion in loans. Here are the 3 things you need to know about the housing market now

Steve Reich Mortgage rates climbed above 6% last week, according to Bankrate data, with some pros…

Stocks Historically Don’t Bottom Out Until the Fed Eases

Another week of whipsaw stock trading has many investors wondering how much farther markets will fall.…

The 60/40 Stock and Bond Strategy’s Time Has Come Again

Text size Dreamstime It may be time for investors to return to one of the oldest…

Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth, June Economic Data, and More to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Juneteenth.…

Interest Rates Are Well Below What Academic Formulas Suggest, Fed Report Says

Several simple mathematical formulas used to inform where interest rates should be set under current economic…

Hot Housing Market Keeps Home Foreclosures at Bay

The U.S. moratorium on home foreclosures ended nearly a year ago, but the sizzling housing market…

Why stock-market investors are ‘nervous’ that an earnings recession may be looming

Investors are anxious the stock market may be facing an earnings recession, potentially leading to deeper…

3 markets in which housing is more affordable than its historical average

Here’s where housing is relatively affordable. Getty Images Home prices have skyrocketed in recent years, with…

Here’s the comment from Powell that could make it hard for the Fed to slow down the pace of interest-rate hikes

The Friday before the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate decision will be most remembered for the surprise acceleration…

Retirees Should Gird for a Long Run of High Inflation. Here’s How.

Retirees and seniors who are feeling the pinch of higher prices could be in for a…

How to Invest Your Cash for the Best Yields, Without Too Much Risk

Inflation is stubbornly high and interest rates on savings accounts aren’t anywhere close to keeping pace.…

70% of economists say America is headed for a recession: poll. How to invest now

Worried about a recession? Here are some tips from pros Getty Images/iStockphoto Many economists say the…

3 crucial financial moves to make now after the Fed’s biggest rate hike since 1994

In a matter of months, it’s become more expensive to carry a credit card balance, a…

‘The economy is going to collapse,’ says Wall Street veteran Novogratz. ‘We are going to go into a really fast recession.’

Veteran investor and bitcoin bull Michael Novogratz doesn’t have a rosy outlook on the economy, which…

What the Fed Rate Hike Means for Your Savings, Credit Cards and Loans

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Fed sees inflation topping 5% in 2022 and then falling rapidly due to higher rates

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday predicted U.S. inflation would exceed 5% by the end of 2022…

Read for the Fed Preview. Stay for the Trouble Brewing in the Mortgage Market.

Recent inflation data are something of a game-changer for monetary policy. Expectations for what will come…

A 75-basis-point hike? Here are 3 ways the Fed can sound more hawkish this week

The Federal Reserve’s plan to raise its benchmark rate to a neutral level, around 2.5%, by…

I’m the chief economist for the National Association of Realtors. Here are 6 things to know about the housing market now

In this series, we ask a variety of real estate economists what they think buyers and…