What Wall Street investors like Bill Ackman, Bruce Berkowitz and John Paulson are looking for out of their very big bets on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac--as the President and top Republicans are trying to figure out how to shut Fannie and Freddie down.

A look at the realities of Canadian debt levels, the direction of Canadian housing, the trend of Canadian stocks, and the Fed's real intentions.

The subprime crisis Obama is allowing but doesn't want you to know, a shocking employment statistic, how QE really works Canadian housing numbers, the truth about the stock market's rise and the amount of money borrowed by hedge funds (it's a BIG number), the amount of borrowed money it takes to achieve $1 of GDP activity

Will Government Shutdown Affect Housing? Nela Richardson discusses the fallout in the housing market from the government shutdown.

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

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.

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.

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.

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: Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu looks at the surge in Americans choosing to rent instead of owning a home.

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.

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...