WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ground-breaking for new U.S. homes plummeted more than expected in April from an almost five-year high, but applications to build new homes shows the housing sector could still contribute to the strengthening economic recovery. Full story
Beth Heinen Bell and her husband, Christian — like a rising number of Americans — are ready to jump into the real estate market and become homeowners. Yet they're running into an obstacle that's keeping the national housing recovery in check: There aren't enough homes for sale. Full story
Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO of AutoNation, discusses the company's latest sales numbers, and provides his outlook on the auto industry.
Richard Smith, Realogy president & CEO, breaks down the numbers on his company's first quarter earnings and weighs in on the housing recovery.
The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines. Today, the crew talks about meager gains in the housing recovery.
Long-term unemployment, or people who have been out of work for more than six months, is the most direct effect of austerity and the slow recovery. Chris Hayes discusses this labor issue with Bloomberg View's Josh Barro and economist Theresa Ghilarducci, from The New School.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. GDP data is on tap and we'll find out if the housing recovery continues. Lots of earnings, too, particularly among tech companies and blue chip...
A U.S. flag decorates a for-sale sign at a home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington in this file photo taken August 21, 2012. U.S. single-family home prices rose more than expected in February, racking up their best annual rise since May 2006 in a fresh sign the housing recovery remains o
Workers put brick facing on a group of row houses under construction October 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The housing recovery is building up steam, but lenders need to loosen tight standards for ti to accelerate further.