Some 1.5 million homes are sitting vacant in the United States, shaking confidence and changing the landscape throughout the country.
More than 40 state governments now have contracts with banks to give unemployment benefits on pre-paid debit cards. Banks are cashing in on the game with fees.
Too many Americans have already maxed out their credit cards and couldn't get a loan, even in the case of financial emergency.
The insured losses in Joplin, Missouri, after the recent disaster could reach between $1 billion and $3 billion.
Executives from the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs stand accused of lying to Congress, but so far, there's little indication that they'll stand trial.
The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed major Wall Street banks on the way they packaged mortgage-backed securities.
Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich attacked the Republican budget plan proposed by Paul Ryan. The GOP has been swift in attacking Gingrich back.
The Mississippi River continues to rise, and the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers are working to contain the damage. But the costs are still high.
Toyota has fallen to the third biggest automaker in the world, as profits tumbled after the earthquake.
The job market for new college graduates is better this year than it was in a few years past, but unemployment remains high.