No surprise, it's American families. Many of their homes are worth less than they paid; now what they can afford to eat and how much they can drive is being affected.
It's good news for the auto industry, but can mean bad things for credit-poor buyers.
Girl Scouts add another tactic to their powerhouse sales machine. Have they no mercy?
They're everywhere and they're a problem that won't go away -- unless you fire them, which is another problem.
Cited for speeding, 20-year-old tells the judge that his smart phone proves he was driving under the limit.
Many travelers take that long -- and longer -- in search of the best bargain and the just-right flight. That could create problems for the airlines up the road.
After a couple of years of restraint, America's wealthy are back to flaunting it. This is not all bad, but not everyone is happy about it.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'