Doubt undermines trusted data on home sales. And home prices slip again, near crash's lowest point.
Investors have been missing out on opportunities, scared off by the drumbeat of negativity that has accompanied this market rally.
Two funds draw on the strengths of a troubled sector while paying out steady dividends.
Funds tracking agriculture, retail, real estate and emerging markets look to continue rallying.
Also, more Americans are underwater on their mortages, and home prices are still falling.
You can order your tax transcripts and copies of returns online. Transcripts are free, but those copies will cost you.
The tainted mortgage company that Bank of America acquired is keeping its shares from rallying.
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