As More Americans Are Being Lifted Out of Poverty, the Racial Wealth Gap Persists
An annual Federal Reserve Board report found that more Americans are financially secure in 2018. Most of them are white.
Recovery From the Great Recession Has Not Been Evenly Felt Across the Economic Spectrum
New research from the Federal Reserve concludes the economic recovery hasn't produced much wealth for most Americans.
Hillary Clinton's Not-So-Tough Talk About Wall Street Reform
As a United States senator during the crisis years, Clinton’s legislative proposals to reform banking and housing finance didn’t gain traction.
Will Rising Mortgage Rates Put an End to the Housing Recovery?
Rising rates will obviously send monthly payments higher, but they'll also affect the market in a more unusual way: They're going to hurt all-cash investor purchases of housing, which have been a boon to the most distressed markets.