Why You Should Care About a Government Shutdown

Betty Liu reports on the top reasons American’s should care about the U.S. government shutdown.

The Bottom Line: Where Canada’s Economy Stands

The Bottom Line panel looks at where Canada’s economy is going and what that means for you including a look at employment and housing.

Rising Interest Rates on Housing

Applications for mortgages have dropped 3 percent last week and the rise in rates seem to be having a large impact on housing. Melissa Cohn, Manhattan Division of Guaranteed Rate; Gina Sanchez, Chantico GLobal; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners; and CNBC’s Steve Liesman and Bob Pisani take a look at the impact.

US Housing Affordability

In today’s “Single Best Chart,” Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu discusses US housing affordability and the rising cost of a monthly mortgage payment on median existing homes in the United States.

The Truth About the Canadian Housing Market

An in-depth look at the Canadian housing market including Canadian real estate outlook, affordability issues, trends, and the affect of interest rates. Also we take a brief look at the current US bull market in relation to past bull markets.

Renters vs. Homeowners in the United States

Renters vs. Homeowners in the United States: Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu looks at the surge in Americans choosing to rent instead of owning a home.

Should You Be Worried: What Housing Recovery?

This week, Ivan Lo talks more about the fiscal cliff, market outlook, shows you a scary chart, and talks about what happened with gold and silver last week.

Get Ready For Another US Scandal

It doesn’t matter what economic data is being thrown at us. The markets have continued to soar despite poor economic numbers, growth, and scandals.

But eventually, these numbers will catch up with the markets…