The Obamacare Boom: How Freaking Out About Health Care Spurs Economic …

It occurred to me last night that a simple story of both the 1990s era prosperity and the potential for general prosperity over the next 5 years or so could have the same simple explanation: a battle over healthcare reform. Some economists and politicians have pushed the idea that Obamacare is leading to increased uncertainty […]

Pending home sales strike three-year high

WASHINGTON | Thu May 30, 2013 10:05am EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contracts to buy formerly owned U.S. homes rose to their top turn in 3 years in April, though a necessity of properties for sale could delayed down a momentum. The National Association of Realtors pronounced on Thursday a Pending Home Sales Index, formed on […]

New home prices hold record high

Finishing touches are being put on new homes underneath construction final month in Carlsbad, Calif.(Photo: Lenny Ignelzi AP) Sales of new homes rose in Apr to a second top spin given a summer of 2008 while a median cost for a new home strike a record high, serve signs that housing is recovering. New-home sales […]

Oregon Health Experiment Shows That Having Health Insurance Is Different …

MIT’s Amy Finkelstein leads the Oregon Health Experiment, whose results today reiterate an old truth about health insurance. It’s not the same as health. A new study out of Oregon tries to answer an old question, and comes up with the same answer. Is having health insurance the same as having good health? The answer […]

Home builder view binds nearby seven-year highs

WASHINGTON | Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:06am EST WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Homebuilder certainty in a marketplace for singular family homes hold solid during nearby 7 year highs in January, suggesting a opinion for a housing marketplace remained upbeat. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market index was during 47 this month, a top turn given Apr 2006. […]

Autos, wiring lead bureau gains

A Buick Verano moves along a line during Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich.(Photo: Duane Burleson, AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. bureau prolongation rose in Dec for a second true month, buoyed by some-more outlay of autos, wiring and business equipment. The Federal Reserve pronounced Wednesday that bureau outlay increasing 0.8% final month compared […]