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Real Estate Boom

Well, That Was Ugly

D. Sidney Potter | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business
D. Sidney Potter

Better late than never, I suppose, but it looks like the long awaited real estate downturn has finally turned a corner. But just like it takes five miles for an airborne 747 passenger jet to turn around in mid-air, this elongated real estate recession seems to have a mind of its own -- and may not be over, technically speaking.

Alice Hines

The Mall Of Big Dreams, Few Shoppers | Alice Hines | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

PATERSON, N.J. -- On a Saturday in mid-December, one of the busiest shopping days of the year in a nation famous for insatiable consumption, the Cente...

Ted Kaufman, A Man Against The Machine

Project Syndicate | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

merica's financial sector has shown renewed strength in recent months - political strength, that is - by undermining most of the sensible proposals fo...

The $20 Billion Gamble: The Greatest Coup in Financial History

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

Paulson made his bets in late 2006 just as the sub-prime mortgage markets were starting to weaken. His timing was impeccable, as was his luck.

Harlem Real Estate Boom Now Bust

New York Times | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Of all the New York City neighborhoods swept up in the real estate boom of the last decade, few became as hot as Harlem. It grew increasingly gentrifi...

Florida Caught In Eye Of Burst Real Estate Bubble

New York Times | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two years ago, when Eric Feichthaler was elected mayor of this palm-fringed, middle-class city, he figured on spending a lot of time at ribbon-cutting...