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Neel Kashkari

Minneapolis Fed Chief: Break Up the Too Big to Fail Banks

In his first speech as the new president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Neel Kashkari took on a strikingly political edge by complaining about the limits in enforcing the Too Big to Fail (TBTF) aspect of a Dodd-Frank Act.

Home prices in May saw a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 5.4 percent jump from May 2015, according to the latest Black Knight Home Price Index Report

Black Knight: Home Prices Continue Upward Movement

Home prices in May saw a 1.1 percent increase from April and a 5.4 percent jump from May 2015, according to the latest

Homes are selling an average of a week faster than they did a year ago, meaning home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly in a competitive housing market, according to the June Zillow Real Estate Market Report

Homes Are Selling at a Rapid Clip

Homes are selling an average of a week faster than they did a year ago, meaning home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly in a competitive housing market, according to the

The continuing struggle for buyers seeking affordable homeownership opportunities is the focus of two new reports

Where the Affordable Housing Is (And Is Not)

The continuing struggle for buyers seeking affordable homeownership opportunities is the focus of two new reports: One that explains why some markets and not others offer affordable options, and one that urges buyers to consider homeownership in purportedly “bad” n

WalletHub steps up with its list of the best markets for first-time homebuyers

The Best Markets for First-Time Homebuyers Is …

Another day, another best-of list for a specific aspect of housing.

The latest mortgage applications data could be seen as either positive or negative, depending on whether one was consulting seasonally adjusted or unadjusted measurements

Mortgage Applications Data Offers Mixed Results

The latest mortgage applications data could be seen as either positive or negative, depending on whether one was consulting seasonally adjusted or unadjusted measurements.

Dr. Karl “Chip” Case, co-founder of the influential Case-Shiller Index, died last Friday at the age of 69 following a long fight against Parkinson’s disease and multiple myeloma

Karl Case, Co-Founder of the Case-Shiller Index, Dies at 69

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Where are Americans investing their savings

Real Estate Shines as Investment Vehicle

Where are Americans investing their savings?

A new study released by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) highlights racial and income disparities in mortgage lending within the St. Louis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis metro areas

Report Details Midwest Lending Disparities

Single-family housing starts in June were at a rate of 778,000, up 4.4 percent from the revised May figure of 745,000

Housing Starts Up, Distressed Homes Sales Down

Single-family housing starts in June were at a rate of 778,000, up 4.4 percent from the revised May figure of 745,000, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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